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Conference notes

This is not a blog post as such, it's the notes that I took during the conference split up into sections. Unfortunately there is no ...

Flight back

I'm currently on the plane back, flying over Canada at about 922km/h as the in-flight computer (android tablet in the back of the seat in ...

Last day

The last day has come and gone. I didn't get time yesterday to write about it so I'm doing it now while I sit in front of the A-team in a ...

Victoria museum

Today's lectures were about... you guessed it: discs! A lot of people find them interesting apparently! Anyway the talks were ok, some good ...

Bike ride of the century

Today's schedule was short, we had the afternoon off to do whatever we wished. Actually the conference organisers offered to put on a trip ...

Discs, discs and more discs

So today we learnt about discs, as the title of this post may suggest. We had protoplanetary discs (or proplyds which is a horrible ...

First day

So the first day has just finished. We had some interesting talks (and some not so interesting, but that's to be expected). The first ...

Victoria ferry

The ferry from Vancouver to Vancouver island (not Victoria island, as I've been told) was amazing. The scenery was breathtaking, photos of ...

Hostel ahoy

So we arrived at the hostel, a very nice place too. I'd recommend it if I could be bothered to find out what it is. I'll try and remember ...

At the airport

So we're at the airport. Mostly uneventful journey so far, luckily. Airports terrify me; flying doesn't scare me at all, but the chance of ...


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