The Zero Pressure podcast series is looking at how science and technology can positively contribute to solving complex, interrelated global challenges of today and tomorrow. This podcast series has a particular focus on security – looking at protection for individuals, nations and the whole Earth, from both cyber and physical threats. We look at pioneering technologies and speak with those on the thinking edge.
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Commercialising the space economy – when do we lift off?
What is the optimal interface between a human and a machine?
Will quantum computing ever solve real-world problems?
The future of artificial intelligence - The Zero Pressure podcast
The rights and wrongs of autonomous systems - The Zero Pressure podcast
What will space exploration look like in 2050?
Endurance: how can we protect the polar regions?
How can technology help to mitigate Black Sky Hazards?
Driving the hydrogen revolution
Keeping on track with PNT
The World of Connectivity
Meet our host!
Helen Sharman CMG OBE, is the first British astronaut. Working as a chemist, in November 1989 Helen responded to a radio advertisement for astronauts and was selected from more than 13,000 applicants to be part of Project Juno, a commercial British- Soviet Union cosmonaut mission. She spent eight days orbiting the Earth, mostly living and working on the Space Station Mir in May 1991. Helen now works part-time at Imperial College, London and speaks around the world about her space experiences.
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