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The Sassy Scientist – Take Nothing For Granted

The Sassy Scientist – Take Nothing For Granted

Frustrated that her peers have won prestigious grants, while she has no money in the bank whatsoever, Bonnie asks: How do I win a big grant? Dear Bonbon, Everybody knows that the only way to win a grant is by having already won grants. Or awards. I’m not picky. And don’t think that I am joking about this. I am dead serious. At the very least you should have something on your CV that ma ...[Read More]

Glitter and Geodes: Combining Social Media and Earth Sciences

Glitter and Geodes: Combining Social Media and Earth Sciences

Social media has become an important tool in science, for everything from getting your results out into the ether, recruiting students and faculty and to educating the masses. Content creators invite us into their world and this week we’re given behind-the-scenes access. PhD student Phylindia Gant from the University of Florida shares some pearls of wisdom to help us get started. Hi, I’m Philly! I ...[Read More]

The Sassy Scientist – Bad Coffee

The Sassy Scientist – Bad Coffee

Worldwide scientific cooperations, international meetings, internet-based literature. In today’s world we are deeply interconnected and the leading expert on that obscure method or topic you need to make your proposal truly interdisciplinary is just one email away. After all, global problems require global efforts (and lots of cheap labor bright and motivated young minds). Fen has a question ...[Read More]

Thermodynamics and Geodynamics: The perfect couple? Part II

till heat death do us part?

In January of this year, Bob Myhill wrote about the coupling of geodynamics and thermodynamics, and why this coupling is so valuable. This blog post, Juliane Dannberg follows up on this topic, looking at it from the geodynamics perspective. In other words, discussing the question: Where does it make a difference in geodynamic models if we include realistic thermodynamic models or not? In geodynami ...[Read More]