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Kathryn Maneiro
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PhD candidate, Isotope Geochemist, Geology Blogger
PhD candidate, Isotope Geochemist, Geology Blogger

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When the temperature was ridiculous.
Some days, weeks, and even entire months science doesn't go according to the nice and neat plan.  I tend to share some of the exciting and fun things that happen around here, but not all days are quite so joyful. Instruments break.  Clean labs break.  Meter...

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The Lab Shoe Reminder
When working in the clean lab, I have a special pair of shoes that are only worn in that lab.  It keeps me from tracking dirt in from the outside and also keeps my feet nice and safe from any acid that might spill.  Most of us who work in the lab use rubber...

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Time flies and research inches along but graduation only creeps closer.
I freely admit it...I have totally neglected the blog over the past academic year.  My excuse would be that "things have been crazy, unsettled, and really hectic around here," but the longer I am in graduate school the more I realize that anyone in academia...

Day 1 at #AGU13   is over.  Highlights of the day:  Talks on dehydration and subduction zones, Lunch at my adviser's "secret AGU office," hearing Senator Olympia Snowe talk about what has changed and why she thinks the Senate is so ineffective, posters and lots of networking.  Up tomorrow: +Sam Smidt , the early Earth, and BU alumni. 

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another year. more garnet.  and a LOT of TIMS time!

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an attempt to get back to blogging.  the highlights since my last post!

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"It's a big day around here!" my adviser has proclaimed.  T-minus one hour until my oral PhD qualifying exams..plus check out the picture from an hour ago of the open TIMS collector block as we nervously watch our instrument gets its first new Faraday cups ever!
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A short update for those of you wondering what the hurricane was like for me in Boston

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The first in a series of posts explaining how my research instrument, the TIMS works.  Today I cover the basics.
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