Organising The Unorganised; The Difficulties In Preparing For Enrolment (MPhil Adventures)

Hello fellow astrogeeks, Well, what a weird few weeks it has been since accepting my degree, aside from that  usually being a joyous celebratory occasion, it was somewhat quickly followed by annoyances, phone calls and (unbelievably slow) emails. Oh dear, have you accidentally invented something spectacular and top secret with all the world’s governments after […]

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I’m a graduate!

Hello fellow Astrogeeks, Long time no see and all that, it’s been a busy couple of weeks sorting things out, but I’ve now graduated from The Open University with the funky qualification title ‘Bachelor of Science with Honours in Natural Sciences’. I could even be really pretentious and put ‘BSc (Hons) Nat Sci (Open)’ after my […]

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My MPhil Fund

Hello fellow astrogeeks, Well, this week has been a very (not so) busy week. As you may be aware from my previous post, I am going to be embarking onto my next University Adventure for a postgraduate research degree; the sinister sounding Master of Philosophy degree, or MPhil for short. But, sadly this route means […]

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ALMA Resolves Atomic Carbon

  Hello fellow astrogeeks, We have some very exciting news, despite the recent Labour dispute at ALMA (Atacama Large millimetre/sub-millimetre Array), the data that has been obtained thus far presents the first high resolution resolvement of Carbon atoms around the planetary nebular NGC 6302; the 500GHz frequency band where the line emission peak of atomic Carbon lies had […]

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Poor ALMA is all alone

Salutations fellow Astrogeeks, Sad news this week as it comes to our attention that ALMA (Atacama Large Millimetre/sub-millimetre Array) is now closed for business for the unforeseeable future, this comes from a recent labour dispute with the observatory workers performing strike action; this is the problem when Science and politics collide, no matter how big […]

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