Jeremy Sanders

New Pro-Vice-Chancellor appointed

18 Jul 2011

Professor Jeremy Sanders has been appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Institutional Affairs at the University of Cambridge from 1 October 2011, it was announced today.

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Circuit board

The next generation of computing

04 Jul 2011

Progress in electronics has relied heavily on reducing the size of the transistor to create small, powerful computers. Now spintronics, hailed as the successor to the transistor, looks set to transform the field.

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Volcanic Eruption.

Ash clouds? You ain't seen nothing yet...

13 Jun 2011

The recent volcanic eruptions in Iceland upset airline bosses and caused a lot of fuss, but they were trivial by comparison with what could happen next, according to Clive Oppenheimer's new book.

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Stars

Space, time and a supper

31 May 2011

With the Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, providing one of the star turns on the first day of this year's Hay Festival, God was appropriately never far away from the opening talks in the Cambridge lecture series, either.

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Leonardo Da Vinci's depiction of the Last Supper

The Penultimate Supper?

17 Apr 2011

The Last Supper of Jesus Christ was on the Wednesday, and not the Thursday, before his death, according to a new study which claims to have solved “the thorniest problem in the New Testament”.

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