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Closing the book on a fantastical 2013 - As I am typing these words, I am at the end of a wonderful Christmas week in a house full of parents, and thankfully with heat and light after 32 hours without power in the aftermath of Ice Storm 2013.  The picture below shows the tree damage in my backyard, which will have to be [] http://ow.ly/2CuGBG

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My top ten tips for starting a science blog - I have been publishing on Atoms and Numbers website for over two years, and I greatly enjoy this as a hobby.  If you like writing, and you are curious about or excited by the idea of writing about science for a worldwide audience, then you may have considered starting a science blog. There are many articles [] http://ow.ly/2BUoCa

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Taking stock of new opportunities - I am 6 business days into my new job in Toronto, and I am loving it.  After 3 1/2 years of working from my home basement office, doing some consulting work and pondering business ideas, it is great to be actually going to the office in the morning, being around intelligent and friendly people for [] http://ow.ly/2BnX8I

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30 minutes with Chris Hadfield - Canadian astronaut Cmdr. Chris Hadfield, six months out of his recent closely-followed odyssey to the International Space Station, has written a book titled An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth a book which is now at the top of my reading list.  He is promoting his book across North America, and this past Friday []

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Trying something different… - Let me begin by saying that I missed you, my faithful readers. Despite posting no fresh content in the month of October, it was my third-best month in terms of traffic in 2013! According to my analytics, people were searching for reliable information on WiFi and homeopathy. My biggest reason for not posting in recent []

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Numbers of Atoms: Light absorption, spectrophotometers, and missing potato chips http://ow.ly/2zkHv7

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Numbers of Atoms: Spectrophotometry – from Kool-Aid to Beer - This Numbers of Atoms series will explore spectroscopy the interaction of matter and radiated energy as a powerful tool for qualitative and quantitative analysis.  The radiated energy involved is usually electromagnetic radiation, but it can also be radioactive nuclei or magnetic fields.  Matter interacts with this energy by absorbed or scattered it, or [] http://ow.ly/2z1pCh
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