Monthly Archives: April 2009

Will you help this baby?

Baby Hickey is a few months old and lives in a fridge in Hawaii Baby Hickey is a cold water coral from Antarctica that has been adopted and is being cared for by a friend of mine, Dr. Rhian Waller … Continue reading

Posted in Antarctic stuff, Women in science | 7 Comments

The summer I was British

Ok, of course I wasn’t really. And it was only two months. Well, not even that, actually. And this was in the austral summer, over seven years ago. Towards the end of my PhD in Southampton, after a grueling regimen … Continue reading

Posted in Antarctic stuff, Silliness | 5 Comments

Science behind the fuss

Since I posted on a related topic before, I might as well follow it up with this excellent slide show by John Cullen (just found on slideshare). For me, the main ‘take home message’ is that, if scientists had done … Continue reading

Posted in Antarctic stuff, environment, science and society | 1 Comment