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Adam Rutherford stands in for Quentin this week and hears the latest news about the volcanic ash cloud from Iceland, the Grimsvotn eruption that caused it and its impact for aviation. He reports from his small garden in East London on how private gardens benefit the urban environment, and he discovers how scientists from Imperial College London are working out the shape of one of the smallest things known - the electron.

The producer is Martin Redfern.

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Mon 30 May 2011 21:00

Inside Science

BBC Inside Science

Adam Rutherford explores the research that is transforming our world.