Memories of Montréal

Jul 04, 2012 No Comments 1160 views

The 2012 Goldschmidt conference took place between the 24th and 29th June in Montréal, Quebec. Conferences are interesting beasts for all involved. For the new PhD students, this may be the first time to present their work in public, which brings a whole raft of stress-related baggage. For intermediates such as late-stage PhD students and […]

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We, the pioneers.

May 31, 2012 1 Comment 1478 views

As Voyager 1 cradles the edge of our Solar System, poised to enter the vacuous expanse of deep space, we are approaching a milestone that many on this planet are not aware of. As this magnificent example of human engineering leaves the confines of the warm embrace of our Sun, at ~120 AU a now faint and […]

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Cake or Science?

May 04, 2012 No Comments 1146 views

We were hungry for knowledge and thirsty for cider, so to Oviedo we went!

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A Multiplicity of Worlds

Apr 10, 2012 No Comments 2657 views

Undoubtedly the most exciting exoplanet news of the past week is the discovery of a star system with…

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Geochemistry RiP

Apr 05, 2012 No Comments 1557 views

I recently attended a ‘Research in Progress’, or ‘RiP’, meeting organised by the UK’s Geochemistry Group…

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These photons are just for you

Mar 22, 2012 1 Comment 2289 views

One of the first things which really attracted me when I was a child was the night sky. Maybe that happened because…

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… and lift-off !!!

Mar 01, 2012 1 Comment 1370 views

Welcome to the European Association of Geochemistry blog.

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My experience working with a bunch of (mad) scientists

Feb 29, 2012 No Comments 1561 views

Man, this guy was good looking – tall, broad shouldered, soft eyed, tousled hair, cute little dimples, … and then…

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Life and the seas of Europa

Feb 29, 2012 5 Comments 5172 views

Jupiter’s icy moon Europa has been of interest to astronomers for hundreds of years, and to planetary scientists since…

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Just how easy is it to successfully sell science?

Feb 28, 2012 No Comments 1517 views

I, like many other aspiring academics, am currently locked in the rounds of writing fellowship proposals…

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