What is the next big challenge in evolution? What makes a successful scientist? What is the most exciting of your scientific discoveries? Does serendipity every play a role in your work? How did you become interested in science? If you could meet one scientist from the past, who would it be and why? Full interview
Professor Mark Maslin is based in the Geography Department at University College London where he works on past, present and future climatic change. He is a Royal Society Industrial Fellow working with Rezatec Ltd a company he co-founded. His only claim to fame is that he has swam in the Arctic Ocean (78˚N) and at the Equator (0˚) in the same summer all in the name of science.