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oh dear, this makes brexit look like a success #El…

oh dear, this makes brexit look like a success #Elections2016

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read this https://t.co/Qc8vLndP0S @astropy

read this arxiv.org/abs/1610.03159 @astropy

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Deep dip (maybe closer to edge-on than avg) paper…

Deep dip (maybe closer to edge-on than avg) paper I couldn’t remeber today is arxiv.org/abs/1504.03568, observed by @dalcashdvinsky #rkrbrngs

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That is the question… #rkrbrngs https://t.co/6nI…

That is the question… #rkrbrngs https://t.co/6nIHmAcoIE

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Ready for Rocks, Rubble, and Rings at the Lorentz…

Ready for Rocks, Rubble, and Rings at the Lorentz Center @mattkenworthy #rkrbrngs https://t.co/beYHPQxpyQ

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My path to @royalsociety funding began on the othe…

My path to @royalsociety funding began on the other side of the world: ??????????????. #ScienceIsGlobal, obviously.

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#get??in! #iVoted

#get??in! #iVoted

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The difference between Stansted and a shopping mal…

The difference between Stansted and a shopping mall is that in a mall you don’t see people wondering why there isn’t enough seating.

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Possible transits of a broken up comet around anot…

Possible transits of a broken up comet around another star – the Cygnids? newscientist.com/article/dn2819…

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transits of a broken up comet around another star?…

transits of a broken up comet around another star? the first exo-Pleiades? newscientist.com/article/dn2819…

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Fantastic crowd at @IoACOA for #eclipse2015 this m…

Fantastic crowd at @IoACOA for #eclipse2015 this morning! http://t.co/tTiZqPiyws

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watched the #NZvENG highlights last night, couldn’…

watched the #NZvENG highlights last night, couldn’t understand why they took such a long break between innings

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Our work on @ESAHerschel images of tau Ceti gets a…

Our work on @ESAHerschel images of tau Ceti gets a shout out in @sciam scientificamerican.com/article/tau-ce… http://t.co/xKilTY9MvZ

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Finally, a good use of an electric cart in an amer…

Finally, a good use of an electric cart in an american airpot: Halloween float at #DFW complete with MJ’s Thriller

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Welcome all to sunny Cambridge and #acrosshr. Top…

Welcome all to sunny Cambridge and #acrosshr. Top culture tip for evenings this week: cambridgeshakespeare.com

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Wow, when they said welcome to Dullest Internation…

Wow, when they said welcome to Dullest International airport they weren’t kidding.

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my contribution on the LOC so far: #axhr will be t…

my contribution on the LOC so far: #axhr will be the official tag for Characterizing Planetary Systems Across the HR Diagram

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LHR lounge news rack filled with papers with headl…

LHR lounge news rack filled with papers with headline “DOOMED AIRLINER”. Nice.

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Greeted with Kia Ora at LAX, lovely.

Greeted with Kia Ora at LAX, lovely.

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Champagne powder: I am bemused to admit that it do…

Champagne powder: I am bemused to admit that it does feel a little better underfoot than previous snow I have tried.

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Companion’s comets the key to curious exoplanet sy…

Companion’s comets the key to curious exoplanet system? Second disk around the third star in the Fomalhaut system ras.org.uk/news-and-press…

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449.4 hours of Spitzer time to survey the Kepler f…

449.4 hours of Spitzer time to survey the Kepler field. Check.

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Dive with sharks and rays at the Napier aquarium,…

Dive with sharks and rays at the Napier aquarium, still got ten fingers.

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Gin & tonic courtesy of air Canada, excellent.

Gin & tonic courtesy of air Canada, excellent.

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#SyriaCrisis – maybe you have a bit of spare cash,…

#SyriaCrisis – maybe you have a bit of spare cash, up to you what you do with it bit.ly/XFh0xP

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my @imascientist page for the space zone is up and…

my @imascientist page for the space zone is up and running, bring it on UK school kids! ias.im/u.27488

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Love population statistics? Check this out… http:/…

Love population statistics? Check this out… neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/HTMLDocs/dvc4/…

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Republicans Accuse Obama of Using Position as Pres…

Republicans Accuse Obama of Using Position as President to Lead Country : The New Yorker – newyorker.com/online/blogs/b…

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The Guardian: the end of you UK stay won’t end wit…

The Guardian: the end of you UK stay won’t end with a bang on the door, but with a tweet. goo.gl/mag/aVsVlEX

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Do missing Jupiters mean massive comet belts? http…

Do missing Jupiters mean massive comet belts? ras.org.uk/news-and-press…

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Boysenberry ice cream in Lawrence, NZ. Gold.

Boysenberry ice cream in Lawrence, NZ. Gold.

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Back in NZ 5 minutes and a mountain erupts. http:/…

Back in NZ 5 minutes and a mountain erupts. stuff.co.nz/national/79799…

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Care about science in Europe? http://t.co/9nqdNe2F

Care about science in Europe? no-cuts-on-research.eu

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I’ve finally made it – junk ma…

I’ve finally made it – junk mail from Nature, about junk DNA…

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At 3221m, LBT is huge!

At 3221m, LBT is huge!

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I heart the grand canyon!

I heart the grand canyon!

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London, Chicago, Cleveland, Ph…

London, Chicago, Cleveland, Phoenix next. Should still make grand canyon south rim about midnight…

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I heart summer, nearly midnigh…

I heart summer, nearly midnight and I can still see the sun’s glow on the horizon

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Pembroke June event. Woooo

Pembroke June event. Woooo

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Schwarzwald!

Schwarzwald!

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I love Dropbox because I have …

I love Dropbox because I have sooo many computers and without it I’d spend all my time rsync’ing http://t.co/1LfwEYpN

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@Dfkiwi check yer gmail!

@Dfkiwi check yer gmail!

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@Dfkiwi check yer gmail!

@Dfkiwi check yer gmail!

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Rooftop bowling with Belgian b…

Rooftop bowling with Belgian beer in brussels. Excellent

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2:25am, bus then plane then ho…

2:25am, bus then plane then holiday time

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The guy who once said to me “y…

The guy who once said to me “you could be an academic” has died. RIP Paul Callaghan, and thank you.

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First jandal outing of the yea…

First jandal outing of the year

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@nickolas1 text editor…

@nickolas1 text editor…

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#uksnow CB4 4/10

#uksnow CB4 4/10

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shed a tear listening to The G…

shed a tear listening to The Great NZ Songbook

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