Daily Archives: April 18, 2010

Why did the molecule cross the road?

Every now and again, I discover something so utterly cool that I just can’t not write about it. This is 9,10-dithioanthracene. It’s a substituted polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon. And it can walk. I promise I’m not making this up. Well, in … Continue reading

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To be honest, the (somewhat ominous) satellite image of Eyjafjallajökull shortly after its eruption doesn’t exactly instill hope…

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Volcanic Shenanigans

I should be getting the last of my things sorted out right now, before getting on a train to Heathrow and then catching a flight to Cape Town for a 2 week observing run to study interstellar clouds with the … Continue reading

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