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Death by PowerPoint: the laser pointer adds the final cut
29 April 2013
We have all suffered the experience of “death by PowerPoint”, the set of slides that accompany a talk that frankly act to make the presentation even less lively than it...

One hundred years of diffraction: "probably the most important discovery you have never heard of"
16 April 2013
An interesting piece about the centenary celebration of the development of x-ray crystallography by the father and son team William and Lawrence Bragg published yesterday in the...

Queen Mary students presenting posters at the 2013 UK Neutron...
9 April 2013
Queen Mary students presenting posters at the 2013 UK Neutron and Muon User Meeting. Queen Mary had the largest contingent of PhD students attending. They are great!

missleton: First results from our PDF diffractometer Whilst not...
5 April 2013
missleton: First results from our PDF diffractometer Whilst not our first measurement per se, we now have our first analysis from which we have produced our histogram of...

Why does the BBC use default Excel graphs
30 March 2013
Why does the BBC use default Excel graphs: missleton: We teach our students to never use the default graphs generated within an Excel spreadsheet, and this article from the BBC...

Our new PDF x-ray diffractometer This arrived very recently, and...
29 March 2013
Our new PDF x-ray diffractometer This arrived very recently, and is now running experiments alongside the tests we want to do. It has a silver x-ray source, giving a wavelength...

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