Monthly Archives: September 2012

Has ‘Curiosity’ Done for Manned Spacefight?

Many of us are astonished, but pleasantly so, that the Mars Lander ‘Curiosity’ made it to the surface of Mars with its quite novel landing system, making what appears to have been a perfect and near pin-point landing. Those of … Continue reading

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One Chemist’s Thoughts on some Anti-depressant Drugs

One Chemist’s Thoughts on some Anti-depressant Drugs As a Chemist, I am often asked, “Can you tell me anything about such-and-such a drug”? With retailers like “Boots the Chemist” on the high street, it is not surprising that many people … Continue reading

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Image of the Year

There will, no doubt, be many photographs of events taken during the Olympic games which may be considered as ‘Image of the Year’. Personally,  I won’t be voting for any of those, but this picture, obtained from the Hubble Space … Continue reading

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