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A perspective on writing Perspectives

Perspectives invites its authors to share their personal experience in view of their contributions to geochemistry. My experiences in geochemistry have provided me with many moments that were fun

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Isobloke
Christopher Pearce

Moving on

For the fourth time in my career I am starting life at a new institution. Like most academics I’ve had several jobs since completing my PhD and each post has involved a change in surroundings

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Focal point
Johnny White

Curiosity rover is on Mars! Follow the news! – Updated

Curiosity rover (Mars Science Laboratory, NASA) has successfully landed on Gale crater, Mars, on Monday August 6, 5:31 TU (Sunday August 5, 22:31 PDT)

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New worlds, New perspectives
Andrew Rushby

Men and Machines

Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere - Carl Sagan (Cosmos, 1980)

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Goldschmidt 2012, Impressions from Montréal

Having hurriedly wrapped up my poster and put my current projects on hold, I arrived in Montréal, Canada, a couple of days before the official start of the conference with the firm idea of enjoying

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Isobloke
Christopher Pearce

Geochemists Gather at Goldschmidt

Taking its name from one of the great pioneers of geochemistry, Victor Moritz Goldschmidt (1888-1947), the Goldschmidt conference has become a key annual event for geochemists

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Memories of Montréal

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

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New worlds, New perspectives
Andrew Rushby

We, the pioneers.

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

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Cake or Science?

We were hungry for knowledge and thirsty for cider, so to Oviedo we went! We then promptly hopped on a bus and headed to the Technology Development Center for CO2 capture just outside of Ponferrada

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Andrew Rushby

A Multiplicity of Worlds

Undoubtedly the most exciting exoplanet news of the past week is the discovery of a star system with a total of 9 potential planets

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Christopher Pearce

Geochemistry RiP

I recently attended a ‘Research in Progress’, or ‘RiP’, meeting organised by the UK’s Geochemistry Group. In contrast to the sombre undertones that such a heading carries

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Focal point
Johnny White

These photons are just for you

One of the first things which really attracted me when I was a child was the night sky. Maybe that happened because I was born in a very cloudy and rainy area where blue skies during the day

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