What Is One Degree?


July 12, 2014

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What is one degree? And what does one degree mean in the context of global warming? Once upon a time, actor and comedian Ben Miller was going to be a physicist. He embarked on a PhD in low temperature physics at Cambridge University's world-renowned Cavendish Laboratory, but abandoned his white coat for the lure of the stage. In this programme Ben returns to his origins as a scientist, embarking on a journey into the mysteries of temperature, heat, and energy, learning about the importance of s...