Adrienne Macartney

Adrienne is a final year PhD student at the University of Glasgow investigating interactions between the atmosphere and crust on the young Mars, specifically the role of mineral carbon sequestration. She has been collaborating with the British Geological Survey on some batch hydrothermal experiments. Past whore, slum dweller, Himalaya guide, street beggar & all round super star. HuffPost blogster. Runs Science Hooker www.sciencehooker.com

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New worlds, New perspectives
Adrienne Macartney

How exploring Mars could help us fight climate change on Earth

The surface of Mars is a cold desert. Scars in the landscape point to a history of flowing rivers, standing lakes and possibly even planetary oceans. Yet the current Martian atmosphere has a density

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Goldschmidt 2015
Adrienne Macartney

Words from the ghost

My role at Goldschmidt 2015 was mostly photography. With a side portion of blogging thrown in, like a salad relish afterthought. There was also the poster of course, presenting my PhD hydrothermal

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Goldschmidt 2015
Adrienne Macartney

Suburban Geochemical Modelling

When I read the message “it’ll be out in the suburbs” I had images of the grim grey concrete monoliths that cluster the outskirts of the bonny Glasgow Clyde at home. I was pleasantly surprised this

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