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That tricky first paper

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New group paper: Halogen behaviour in subduction zones: eclogite facies rocks from the Western and Central Alps After exactly 53 weeks of writing, revising, collecting new data and riding the emotional rollercoaster that is peer-reviewed publication, my first paper as … Continue reading

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A look into the IDLE laboratory

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Our IDLE (Interstellar Dust Laser Explorer) laboratory is home to two time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometers (TOFSIMS) which we have built ourselves. Building the instruments ourselves not only saved money but also made it possible to customize the instruments for … Continue reading

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A Star in the Lab

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There is nothing better than analyzing a sample in the lab if you want to get accurate and comprehensive results. Despite stars being lightyears away it’s possible to get a star (a tiny piece of it to be precise) into … Continue reading

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