The Royal Society, the UK’s independent academy for science, has announced the recipients of its 2009 Awards, Medals, Royal Medals and Lectures today, four of whom are current Cambridge researchers.
Internationally known for his work on information theory, machine learning and novel forms of communication, Professor David MacKay has devoted much of his time recently to public teaching about energy. His well-received book Sustainable Energy - Without the Hot Air was published in December 2008
Epigenetics is taking the biomedical research world by storm; three Cambridge scientists use examples from their own research to explain why.
An ambitious project is making accessible some of the most important visual resources for research into international polar exploration.