Monthly Archives: November 2009

And now for some perspective

We are in the middle of frantic last minute preparations for a rather big event on 30 November – the signing of the “international convention on the construction and operation of the European XFEL facility” and joining of the first … Continue reading

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A Hi in the Snow

This picture of people in the snow at Palmer Station was taken on 2 November from a NASA plane on a flyover that was part of Operation Ice Bridge. Stacie Murray, who is the Chef at Palmer this season, describes … Continue reading

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The Michael Schumacher Effect

No, I don’t follow Formula 1 – my husband is the gear head in the family. And no, I’ve never liked Michael Schumacher particularly: he is just too much of a ‘nice guy’. I will not comment on what was … Continue reading

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