PhD profile #4 – Melanie Auker

Melanie Auker – 3rd year PhD student “Volcanic hazard and risk: A numerical approach”     1) The Twitter challenge: Your PhD in 140 characters Using numerical approaches to better understand past, present, and future global volcanic hazard and risk.

What is the largest number you can think of?

This morning we’re going to stretch your minds. What is the largest number you can think of? Is it “120” or “10”? It can’t be “89,000” as that “isn’t even a real number”. These may be the answers may be from school children but it does raise the question: is there really a biggest number?