Monthly archives: January, 2012

Scientific publications

In general when a scientific paper is published through one of the major publishing houses, the publishers require a transfer of copyright.  The terms transfer almost all rights to the publisher, but most of the agreements include a clause allowing the authors to share the work through their personal websites. I don’t have the HTML…


Mroon

I had a dream last night that I went to a bar called Mroon.  The bar had a sign with the words: Inside it was an old west style saloon with lots of astronaut memorabilia and star charts. The bar seemed to only play Alien Sex Fiend. I want to make this place real (although…


Royal Chemical Society has OpenOffice Templates

I’m writing an article which I plan on submitting to Chemical Communications, a publication of the Royal Chemical Society.  I’m writing it in Microsoft Word, but while looking through the author tools I found that they have templates for a bunch of different office software including OpenOffice.  Link here.  This is exciting for a couple…


Testing this out

First post here, we’ll see how this goes. I’ll start out with an image I created, or at least assembled from other images:   I hadn’t set out to create an image relating to the occupy movement, but when I saw Mike Estee’s image I was immediately inspired.  His image was a response to Shepard…