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Chris Watkins
Works at Open University
Attended Queen Mary, University of London
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Jupiter's Great Red Spot 'roars with heat' - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-36904456
Jupiter's giant storm is somehow heating the planet's upper atmosphere - possibly by means of sound waves - astronomers discover.
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Managed to get a couple of shots of the transit of Mercury.
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Mercury is the tiny speck at about 9 o'clock on the Sun's face. 
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Thameside urn sculpture celebrates 18th-century poet’s work and underlines his close connection with town where he resided for a quarter of century
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High tide in Twickenham - be careful where you park your car.
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Sadly I couldn't get out during high tide today so missed it. Maybe tomorrow.
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See what London looked like 1,000 years ago
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Is there a possibility that life on earth may have started out on another planet?
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The idea is called "panspermia", and it has been around a long time.
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A new online resource that provides detailed maps of previously uncharted mathematical terrain.

#math #data #datascience
New online resource represents enormous computational effort, will advance research across fields.
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There’s a glorious TV behemoth that may have gone completely under your radar if you don’t watch BBC daytime. Homes Under The Hammer is a property show in which three cheerful presenter…
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I have been watching it at work. Part of the Set top box Testing job :P
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Education
  • Queen Mary, University of London
    Astrophysics, 2006 - 2013
    MSc PhD
  • London Guildhall University
    Social Resarch, 1999 - 2001
    MSc
  • Open University
    Mathematics, 1992 - 1998
    MMath BSc
  • Chatham House Grammar School
    1976 - 1983
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Associate Lecturer
Employment
  • Open University
    Associate Lecturer, 2013 - present
  • BT Group
    Various management roles, 1989 - 2007
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