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Science140!

This illustration was made by a marvellous chap named Alan B, and it’s an illustration of a contribution I made to an equally marvellous project going on right now, called Science140. Science140 is a twitter-based project aiming to collate scientific … Continue reading

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Stellar Communications

Now this looks exciting! An IAU conference all about public outreach. I’m really liking the sound of this! “The ‘Communicating Astronomy with the Public 2010’ (CAP2010) conference will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, from 15 to 19 March, … Continue reading

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Moon Watch

So I’ve been officially berated for not blogging enough (if you can call a conversation over beer the other night “official” in any capacity). I should make more of an effort though, it’s true. I haven’t been writing much lately … Continue reading

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A pinch of SALT?

So I’m looking forward to going observing at some point in the near future. There was a trip to La Palma in the pipeline, but unfortunately that fell through. The upside to that is that I’ll likely be going to … Continue reading

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Busy busy busy…

So it’s back to work for me after a blissful three weeks off, with someone wonderful. Amusingly, back to work involved going to the cinema (and it’s not often you can say that), for a brief introductory talk to the … Continue reading

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Confidence

Well, I’m a bit more confident about this talk now, thanks to some extremely useful feedback from two of my rather wonderful colleagues. I’m still rather inexperienced at giving talks (whether public or otherwise). It’s excellent experience though, especially at … Continue reading

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Astrobiology Reading List

So I’m working on some slides for that public lecture I’m giving next week. I think things are looking good. I know plenty about all of the topics I’m planning on covering. Just a couple of things to brush up … Continue reading

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IYA2009 Public Lectures!

As part of the International Year of Astronomy, a number of my distinguished colleagues in the Astronomy Department here in Nottingham (including astropixie and myself) are giving a series of public lectures on a veritable cornucopia of astronomical topics — … Continue reading

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Outreach!

I’ve volunteered to give a talk! There’s a skywatch event being part organised by our astronomy department next Saturday night, so I’ve agreed to go along and talk about astrobiology, as well as answering any questions people may have about … Continue reading

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