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Peta Foster
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Laser-plasma physicist and science communicator
Laser-plasma physicist and science communicator

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This rainbow maker is awesome http://amzn.to/2rcXqJN Every time the sun shines it fills my home with beautiful rainbows. #simplethings :D


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How the Comey decision was made....
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Looking forward to this 😊

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"Put your own oxygen mask on first!", as they say in the airline safety talk. This reminds me that, on this Valentine's Day of appreciation of those people and things we love, we should first remember that it is often considered wise to try to love ourselves first, something that for whatever reason doesn't always seem to come as easily as loving others.

It is by loving ourselves, and attending to our own needs, that we ensure we are giving the best version of ourselves to others.

So if you read this, take a moment to think of three (or as many as you wish) things you love and appreciate about yourself. Feel free to write them in the comments, especially if bravery is on the list ;)

My three things would be:
1. I love my tenacity in the face of problems.
2. I love that I get pleasure from helping people.
3. I love that I still find squirrels so squeal inducingly exciting :)

:)

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Travel blog of a scientist's adventures!

http://apetalife.blogspot.com/

Ok so I normally do science all day but I'm changing jobs for a while. Out with the high power lasers as I excitedly dive into fusion research.

I am a big advocate of recovering between projects and, while I do yoga and meditation to keep my mind and body working well on a normal week, I think a big change like this is an opportunity to really shake yourself up and tweak anything you want to change.

So I am off to work on myself a bit, push my boundaries and learn more about this stunning planet on which we live: Bali, New Zealand, USA and Costa Rica are on my agenda and I'm now in New Zealand and it's amazing!

#travel #sciencetravel #blog #alayakuta


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Free!!! Entire catalogue of Marisa Peer! 

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Get yourself fit and healthy!

+Yoga With Adriene is not my normal science posts but this is the best! Adriene's amazing way of making Yoga accessible and fun is fantastic.This get me ready to go and rock the laser lab! :D

#yoga  
We acknowledge that sometimes a little goes a long way. You requested a quickie (HY) - something for those busy mornings or brief breaks throughout the day. Good for artists, mamas and papas, rockers, office workers, kiddos and clowns.  Live your full potential! #yoga  

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Na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na Batman!

How do you teach optics and lasers? :P Here a green laser diode is spatially filtered, expanded and then a piece of paper in the shape of a batman symbol is placed in the beam using sticky tape. The tape messes up the crispness of the batman image unless you image relay it, which is what you see here :) #batman   #physics   #teaching  
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