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The importance of the amateur scientist

Public outreach is really enjoyable, but it can be time consuming. If you’ve got a supportive workplace where these efforts are valued then great, but a lot of places don’t value outreach, and it won’t help you land a job, … Continue reading

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to School Visits: Fit the First

I recently read a post over at Galileo’s Pendulum┬áthat discussed the most terrible scientific talk ever. There are many general lessons that one can learn from the post, and I already try to avoid each of the things that Matthew … Continue reading

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