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Photo: Suzie

Me and my Work: I design machines called particle accelerators which I hope will make the world a better place.

Status: well it's all over for me. Good luck Sheila & Adam!

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Latest Question:
Is there a theoretical maximum possible light intensity? Why, or why not?

Latest Comment:
Suppose, I am standing on earth’s equator and jumped vertically up to 500ft. when I arrive back on earth’s surface, (1 comments)

Photo: Sheila

Me and my Work: Trying to find out more about The Lord of the Rings, aka Saturn, and its rings and its moons, using the Cassini spacecraft.

Status: well done Adam! Gutted all the winners are boys though! :)

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Latest Question:
Why does granulation occur on the surface of the Sun – has it got anything to do with rapidly changing magnetic fields?

Latest Comment:
How are circumzenithal arcs formed (they look like upside-down rainbows)? I actually saw one once, and I know it is to (1 comments)

Photo: Rob

Me and my Work: As a web developer, I create websites that allow people to help researchers do science. As a researcher, I use the results of those websites to understand how stars and planets form in the Universe.

Status: Have been updating my blog like a mad thing.

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Latest Question:
How many different species of parasitic worm are there in Britain?

Latest Comment:
If salt is made up of alternating positive and negative ions, why don't the crystals of salt in a salt shaker all (1 comments)

Photo: Geoff

Me and my Work: I investigate how UK Science can solve Global Challenges such as the Energy Crisis, Environment, Healthcare, and Security.

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Latest Question:
Whats the best thing thats happend at work

Latest Comment:
Why are there different sizes of infinity? (1 comments)

Photo: Adam

Me and my Work: I look at the reactions that occur inside stars to try and understand why they produce light, and why our Universe looks like it does today.

Status: I can't believe I won! Thank you everyone for all your questions, conversations and votes - I have loved every minute! Thanks to all the other scientists involved too - our zone has been awesome!

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Latest Question:
Why does granulation occur on the surface of the Sun – has it got anything to do with rapidly changing magnetic fields?

Latest Comment:
Can black holes be used to prevent the heat death of the universe? (1 comments)