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This would appear to be the week of Big News. [20120420|10:19]
Mad Scientess Jane Expat
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First, the JUICE mission to Jupiter and its Galilean moons, which our group has been working on for ages, has been recommended by ESA to win the first launch in the Cosmic Vision programme. This is the BBC article about it. Please note that this is not the same as full approval - the member states of ESA have to vote on 2 May to select it over the other two proposed missions. But it is seen as "rather unlikely" that the member states will vote against the Space Science Advisory Committee's recommendation.

And second, my boss has been made a Fellow of the Royal Society. Professor Michele Dougherty, FRS. In your face, persons who claim women can't be great scientists.
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[User Picture]From: inahandbasket
2012-04-20 12:49 (UTC)
awesomeness abounds! :)
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2012-04-21 02:05 (UTC)
It was a very good week in the lab. :)
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[User Picture]From: anthrokeight
2012-04-20 13:18 (UTC)
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Yay!
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2012-04-21 02:06 (UTC)
*happy dance* Yes yes yes!
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[User Picture]From: dylsexia
2012-04-21 03:08 (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2012-04-22 08:40 (UTC)
:D There will be more celebrations in the coming weeks, I think!
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