Monthly Archives: September 2009

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Looking for moons with Kepler’s eyes…

The idea that moons around exoplanets could be host to life is certainly not a new one. Thanks to Star Wars (and Ewoks), the idea of habitable moons is quite deeply embedded into sci fi pop culture — and as … Continue reading

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Zero point one recurring

An honourable mention of geekery has to go to today’s date. Today is September 9th, 2009. More easily referred to as 9/9/9. And as any mathematician should rapidly spot, 9 / 9 / 9 = 0.111111… Many would also point … Continue reading

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Rubbing the right elbows

Well it’s not often you get told about a symposium that’s 100% relevant to your research interests! I’m posting this almost entirely to remind myself to look into it. Seriously, I’d love to go along. Even if it means grovelling … Continue reading

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