Monthly Archives: March 2009

Rose ketones

Doesn’t time fly? A month is nearly up, and it’ll soon be time for me to put up the submissions for this month’s TGRWT. If anyone’s planning on sharing some gastronomical delights, there’s still plenty of time to e-mail me … Continue reading

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I’d like to just publicly apologise to any of my readers who may’ve been wondering where I am lately. I’ve had a fair few personal things in my life to take care of recently, and so I’ve been unable to … Continue reading

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So it seems, I’m now a bachelor. And I don’t mean the ‘of Science’ kind of bachelor either (I’ve had one of those for a few years now!). Being single again for the first time in around 4 years is … Continue reading

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w00t!

My paper. The one I was slaving over for months. It’s been accepted! With glowing reports from the reviewers too — they only asked for minimal changes! That really makes up for the nightmarish week I’ve had…

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TGRWT #16 – Chicken and Rose

I’m proud to announce that this month’s edition of They Go Really Well Together is going to be hosted by me, here, on Supernova Condensate! It took a bit of perusing to find a couple of interesting ingredients, but I … Continue reading

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Has a week really passed by that quickly? Damn… I probably should say a few words about the launch of Kepler. After all, an exoplanet hunting mission is really quite exciting! But I shaln’t. At least not right now. Instead, … 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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Happy Square Root Day!

I hope everyone has a very happy square root day. This geekiest of mathematical holidays only happens 9 times every century, so make the most of it and… I don’t know… do some recreational mathematics or something. Whatever makes you … Continue reading

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Blog Carnivals

This week’s Carnival of space is live at The Launch Pad. Due to technical hitches, this week’s carnival consists of the Big Top (complete with musical entertainment) and the Sideshow. Just don’t feed the jovian hunters… Go peruse and enjoy. … Continue reading

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Scientific Ink!

Science is sexy. So are tattoos. So imagine my glee when I discovered the Science Tattoo Emporium, hosted by Discover’s The Loom. Oh yes, some people love their science so much they decide to indellibly etch it onto their skin. … Continue reading

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