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New technique for analysing Earth samples and Martian meteorites reveals planets’ origins

Finer analysis of magnesium isotope ratios gives insight into the link between the physical and chemical composition of planets in our solar system.

Could the planet recover from climate change?

Research from the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences’ Dr Philip Pogge von Strandmann found the Earth’s ‘natural thermostat’ could enable recovery from climate change – but this would take hundreds of thousands of years.

Professor Ian Crawford elected Vice President of the Royal Astronomical Society

Ian has long been a leading figure in planetary sciences and astrobiology, and has made many major contributions to his field.

Archaeology, classics and geology courses ranked in national top 10 by Complete University Guide

It is the first time that Birkbeck has appeared in the ranking, following the establishment of full-time undergraduate degree programmes

Jenna and Ross explain why studying at Birkbeck was a good career move and a great experience