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I've got blisters on me fingers!

Well after two weeks of lab work, Im done drilling all the isotope samples for my stalagmite! My count is 232 samples plus a couple of "oops!" holes that I made and discarded the sample material from.  I used a dental drill on a dremel tool, and cleaned… more »
  09-11-12 20:44:22, by tideypoo   , 154 words, Categories: Uncategorized , Leave a comment »

Slow and steady sees time fly by

Well! My plan was to have all the stable isotope samples finished by next week but that would take a miracle! While I have managed to get all the prep done, with help from Steffen and Martin at INK, I havent started yet as I have a course in statistics t… more »
  09-10-29 22:54:27, by tideypoo   , 260 words, Categories: Uncategorized , Leave a comment »

Point of no return - A trip to the saw man.

  10/01/09 06:00:15 pm, by tideypoo   , 191 words, Categories: Uncategorized , Leave a comment »

Day One - Making a mess!

Well today was the first day of working on the preparation of the material for my masters thesis! I made a box for my sample material and mixed plaster of paris to cast the stalagmite in the box. I did this to make the sample easier to handle and more st… more »
  09/28/09 10:35:33 pm, by tideypoo   , 230 words, Categories: Uncategorized , Leave a comment »