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Transcript: What should young scientists spend their time on?

The transcript of the 21st Astronomy Twitter Journal Club meeting is now online at Chirpstory: http://chirpstory.com/dialog_embed/4099 or http://chirpstory.com/li/4099. You can also download the PDF: Tweet transcript archive.

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This week’s meeting: What should young scientists spend their time on?

The topic for this week’s journal club meeting came from recent conversations on twitter; Marcel Haas explains more below. Join in the discussion this Thursday at 20:10 GMT. Recently on twitter there have been plenty of discussions about what skills … Continue reading

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Review: Dark dwarfs & the missing satellite problem

Astronomy twitter journal club met for the first time in 2012 last week to discuss the recent discovery of a distant, dark, dwarf galaxy which may help explain the discrepancy between the predicted and observed number of Milky Way satellites. … Continue reading

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Transcript: Dark dwarf galaxies & the missing satellite problem

The transcript of the 20th Astronomy Twitter Journal Club meeting is now online at Chirpstory: http://chirpstory.com/dialog_embed/4028 or http://chirpstory.com/li/4028. You can also download the PDF: Tweet transcript archive.

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This week’s meeting: Dark dwarf galaxies & the missing satellite problem

The astronomy twitter journal club is back this Thursday, 20:10 GMT, for our first meeting of 2012. Happy New Year everyone! This week we’re going to be discussing the recent discovery of a rather odd dwarf galaxy: Gravitational detection of … Continue reading

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Review: two explanations for the Christmas Burst

For the final astronomy twitter journal club meeting of 2011 we discussed the two recently published explanations for the peculiar gamma-ray burst GRB 101225A. This object was first seen on Christmas Day 2010 and hence was nicknamed the Christmas Burst, … Continue reading

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Transcript: two explanations for the Christmas burst

The transcript of the 19th Astronomy Twitter Journal Club meeting is now online at Chirpstory: http://chirpstory.com/dialog_embed/3475 or http://chirpstory.com/li/3475. You can also download the PDF: Tweet transcript archive.

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This week’s paper: two explanations for the Christmas burst

This Thursday, 20:10 GMT, the astronomy twitter journal club goes festive with a discussion on GRB 101225A – the unusual gamma-ray burst which was detected by the SWIFT satellite on Christmas Day last year. The majority of gamma ray bursts … Continue reading

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Review: Kepler-22b – hype or new home?

The 18th meeting of the astronomy twitter journal club was all about science hype. The topic was suggested when the Kepler team announced the discovery of Kepler-22b – the exoplanet the media immediately christened “Earth’s twin”. There’s some more information … Continue reading

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Transcript: Kepler-22b – hype or new home

The transcript of the 18th Astronomy Twitter Journal Club meeting is now online at Chirpstory: http://chirpstory.com/dialog_embed/3351 or http://chirpstory.com/li/3351. You can also download the PDF: Tweet Transcript Archive.

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