Monthly Archives: February 2011

Planes, trains and meeting rooms

I find myself traveling quite a bit again these days. I used to travel a lot for meetings to discuss and plan research cruises when I worked for the USAP, then not so much during my rather brief stint in … Continue reading

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The Power of Research

Two days ago, on 23 February, a strategy browser game called “Power of research” was launched. Development of the game was supported by the European Commission with FP7 funding. It is supposed to inspire young Europeans to pursue scientific careers … Continue reading

Posted in Outreach | 10 Comments

Lights, camera, action – or: when science goes *BANG*

David Bradley shared a link the other day that cost us a couple of hours already this weekend – he pointed us to the periodic table of videos by the wonderful people at Nottingham University. This is a series of … Continue reading

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Ice – from around the corner

Although these are very busy times for me, this blog should not be completely quiet. So here are some more pictures of ice. No, not from where you’re thinking: this time it’s from around the corner in our forest. Ok, … Continue reading

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