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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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Isobloke
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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… and lift-off !!!

Welcome to the European Association of Geochemistry blog. During the last months the EAG has been working on the creation of this blog with the purpose of sharing our impressions and perspectives

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My experience working with a bunch of (mad) scientists

Man, this guy was good looking - tall, broad shouldered, soft eyed, tousled hair, cute little dimples, … and then… “Oh wow - that is amazing!”

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New worlds, New perspectives
Andrew Rushby

Life and the seas of Europa

Jupiter’s icy moon Europa has been of interest to astronomers for hundreds of years, and to planetary scientists since it was first imaged by the Pioneer spacecraft in the 1970s

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