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Pseudonymity versus Anonymity

Let’s talk about pseudonyms, shall we? Because interestingly, the recent debacle concerning Dr Isis has highlighted something. Most people out there have no idea what the word “pseudonym” means, and how it differs from being anonymous. Because I find this rather … Continue reading

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An addendum to my earlier post about Henry Gee being a doucheweasel to Dr Isis. In keeping an eye on how this may play out, I found a post by Michael Eisen on his blog, it is NOT junk. His … Continue reading

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We must not tolerate this.

In all situations, I like to try and remain cool and objective. In fact, with a couple of rare exceptions, it takes quite a lot to ruffle my feathers. But one thing which can never fail to piss me off … Continue reading

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Ciencia140

Yo no hablo muy bien español. En realidad, casi no hablar cualquier. Así que me disculpo, pero no voy a ser muy elocuente aquí. Si usted está en Twitter, disfrutar la ciencia, y hablo español – seguir @Ciencia140. Es exactamente como Science 140 (que menciona previamente), … Continue reading

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Mass Transfer

Welcome to the all new Supernova Condensate! (Now, complete with working domain name!) So I’ve migrated to WordPress. Because really, I’m fed up of Livejournal for a lot of reasons. But I shaln’t whinge. Oh no. In any case, I’m … Continue reading

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The Wisdom in X-rays

I’m genuinely honoured to have a guest blog post today in Nature’s Soapbox Science blog about the repurcussions of the recent plug being pulled on the ATHENA X-ray telescope. I’m quite proud of this one. Please do go over and … Continue reading

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Science Calling

I’m rather happy to say that I have a guest blog post on Science Calling all about the search for life in the Universe! Science Calling is a quite wonderful blog all about public engagement and science in Ireland, and … Continue reading

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Blogging about science about blogging about science…

So… I’m writing a blog post for ResearchBlogging.org about a paper about blog posts written for ResearchBlogging.org. And that means that if ever anyone else writes a paper about blog posts for ResearchBlogging.org it will be a paper about blog … Continue reading

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Epitaphs

Taking an extended leave of absence from the blogosphere as, if I’m honest, I have been, you find that not everything is quite as you left it when you return. The internet is not fixed. It’s fluid as the stars, … Continue reading

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On pseudonymity and wearing half a mask

I was chatting to a friend earlier, and the subject came up in conversation of how the internet is a fairly level playing field. After all, a lot of the time, you aren’t even sure who the person you’re talking … Continue reading

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