Image: The orangery in Linnaeus’ botanical garden in Uppsala. Photo by Yossa Dwi Hartono. Happy birthday, Linnaeus. Imagine yourself back in Europe, exactly 310 years ago, in 1707. The Protestant Reformation has been going for 190 years. Leeuwenhoek first saw the microbes with his microscopes just a few decades ago. Isaac Newton is 64 years old.… Read More Grattis på födelsedagen, Linné
Among the crowd of signs we walked.
Image credit: Takashi Hososhima (flickr) (In collaboration with Nika Seblova) I was standing in front of a roomful of high school students, a screenshot of a certain popular bird-slinging game on my slide. I had five minutes to convey my research and entice them to the Dark Side make them interested in my work and… Read More Mentoring || Mentoring
Did you eat lussekatter on Lucia? The origin might surprise you. Find out more about lussekatter and other kakor.… Read More Kakanskalender
This year our research group went to julbord in Gamla riksarkivet (=Old National Archives).… Read More Julbord directives
What to do during the Nobel week if you are a student in Stockholm?… Read More Nobel things to do, ranked by difficulty
Another pet peeve of mine is how some people reify the word chemicals (I am a chemist by training, yo). This is Part 3.… Read More Overzealous reductionism, blind reification: Of hydrogen bond, introversion and Voldemort (Part 3)