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Goldschmidt 2013
Andy Bray

Tour of Florence

Welcome to Florence Goldschmidters! This is my first visit to this beautiful city and as Simon has been at a workshop on the chemical interactions in geothermal fluids

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Goldschmidt 2013
Andy Bray

Introducing the Bloggers of Goldschmidt 2013

It isn't long until the start of the annual V.M. Goldschmidt conference, the main international meeting for geochemists to share and discuss ideas

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New worlds, New perspectives
Andrew Rushby

The Atmospheric Mirror

When viewed from space, the Earth glows like a blue marble under the light of the distant Sun. Azure oceans lap against the jagged coastlines and pale clouds swirl gracefully across its face

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Why did we do it?! Our look into the writing of a Geochemical Perspectives article

How did it all start? When I (Fred) was first contacted to write an article for Geochemical Perspectives by the Editorial Board, and strongly encouraged by Eric Oelkers to do so

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From water to wine

For most of us, our science is a passion, and we work nearly non-stop. A recent study of worldwide downloads from scientific journals reveals our habits

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Christopher Pearce

The law of straightness

In my previous post, ‘A geochemistry ditty’, I penned what is possibly the geekiest poem you will ever come across. I was therefore pleasantly surprised when several people got in touch to say ...

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The Old Days

Why do I write this blog? It is to show that the path to where you want to go is not always easy. I was trained as a metamorphic petrologist at the University of Kiel in Germany and as a petrologist

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Pedal-powered conference: making tracks to the European Geosciences Union General Assembly

The idea was simple: combine a bicycle-touring vacation with alternative transportation to a conference. The European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly took place in Vienna

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On Field Classes

Having just got back from a field class, I’m at a loss of what to do. The rush of returning to the office on Friday afternoon to crack out a Goldschmidt abstract

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Samuel Royle

How to Build a Volcano

The other week, the School of Environmental Sciences (ENV) at the University of East Anglia was filming promotional videos to entice new undergraduates to join the department next year

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Antarctic Scientists Discover 18kg Meteorite

An international team of scientists, working at Princess Elisabeth Antarctica research station, has discovered a meteorite with a mass of 18kg embedded in the East Antarctic ice sheet

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Christopher Pearce

A Geochemistry Ditty

As I sit here watching my columns drip, I thought I’d put together a little writ. It’s about something that’s not always so plain to see

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