Monthly Archives: May 2011

Job or vocation

I have recently been doing a bit of live on-line virtual commentating. Strange but true. I’m not sure exactly why. Perhaps it is another of my frustrated ambitions to be a sports commentator (of which more later). Or an online … Continue reading

Posted in Chess, Conferences, Nerdishness, The Interwebz, The Life Scientific, Uncategorized | 9 Comments

More family business

Just a quick heads-up that my dad has posted an extended comment (or I’ve posted it for him) on the previous blogpost about his 7th decade of scientific publication. The comment has some links to more early 60s x-ray crystallography … Continue reading

Posted in Family business, History, Humour, Procrastination, The Life Scientific, Uncategorized, Universities | 1 Comment

Some family business

Readers of this blog will know that I am not the only scientist in the Elliott family, nor the best one. My father Gerald, who pops up occasionally on this blog in the comments, or even from my mentioning him … Continue reading

Posted in History, The Life Scientific, Uncategorized | 10 Comments