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The joy of research

August 16, 2007

Not the e-mail I wanted to see from my collaborator this morning:

The calibrated ages for _____ show a major glitch re your attempts to
look at _____.

Awesome.

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4 Comments leave one →
  1. Thermochronic permalink
    August 16, 2007 10:48 am

    Jesus, need me to hack into someone’s computer and multiply something by a constant, err, I mean renormalize anything for you?

  2. Brian permalink
    August 16, 2007 12:41 pm

    I might take you up on that…dang carbon-14!!

  3. Brian permalink
    August 17, 2007 4:11 pm

    it’s not as bad as I thought….but the email quoted above was terse enough to make me worry that my whole disseration was collapsing like a house of cards (which is what can happen when you involve geochronologists!)

  4. Thermochronic permalink
    August 22, 2007 11:44 am

    Yes, the geochronologist is the unreliable cousin of the rock-solid thermochronologist. They should all have warning stickers.

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