Scientists Under Pressure

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201C01Asteroids20010726

Bill McGuire, professor of natural disasters at University College London, meets the scientists who are searching space for asteroids that could collide with the Earth.

Can they find and stop them before life on Earth is destroyed?

201C02Hiv20010802

Bill McGuire, professor of natural disasters at University College London, talks to researchers in Oxford and Nairobi who are making progress in the development of an HIV vaccine.

201C03Earthquakes20010809

Bill McGuire, professor of natural disasters at University College London, joins geologist Roger Bilham in India to discuss his fears that Northern India is due seven massive earthquakes, each of which is likely to be far worse than the one earlier this year.

201C04Global Warming20010816

Bill McGuire, professor of natural disasters at University College London, talks to scientists investigating whether they could safely bury carbon dioxide in the oceans, and at least reduce the impact of global warming.