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    January 05, 2007

    Special Feature: Particle Astrophysics Careers

    January 05, 2007

    Getting Big on Astroparticles

    Today's detectors allow scientists to observe cosmic particles with energies surpassing those obtained in particle accelerators, making of the universe a new laboratory for particle physicists.

    January 05, 2007

    Catching Some Cosmic Rays

    We are finding that we are beginning to constrain some of our understandings and exclude some possibilities.

    February 23, 2007

    Educated Woman, Postdoc Edition--Chapter 2: Palpable Neurosis

    You don't know what you're getting into until you're in it; even now, I'm not so sure what I'm in.

    May 11, 2007

    Still Learning

    Julia Kempe couldn't bring herself to choose between physics and maths, nor between two graduate institutions. So she did two Ph.D.s at once in quantum computation.

    August 03, 2007

    Beyond CSI: Environmental Forensics Picks Up in Europe

    Environmental forensics is an established discipline in North America, but in the United Kingdom and Europe, the field has emerged more slowly. It's gaining speed, however.

    August 10, 2007

    An Astrophysicist at La Città della Scienza

    "Interactive museums have sprouted around Italy and across Europe as the European Commission and individual nations have placed science-and-society issues higher on the agenda."

    September 07, 2007

    A Job in the Video Game Industry

    Being lead programmer "can be a lonely role stuck between the code pool and the management and therefore requires a level of confidence in oneself," says Marchalot's boss, Brandon Smith.

    October 12, 2007

    Bouncing Back in a New Country

    His cultural identity has not caused any real hardships or put any of his professional goals out of reach, Bounceur feels.

    January 11, 2008

    The Accidental Palaeontologist

    Above: The
    Apatosaurus (
    Brontosaurus) Mike Taylor's dad drew for him when Taylor was 8 years old.

    February 08, 2008

    A Gift That Keeps On Giving

    A mentor in industry helped physicist Joan Hoffmann navigate graduate school and launch her career.

    February 08, 2008

    Mentoring Opposites

    Sander van Zuijlen and Hester Bijl turned their differences into strengths as they moved from student and mentor to scientific collaborators.

    March 07, 2008

    Indexing Your Career

    "Many scientists do good work, make progress, and don't have a high
    h-index." –Deepto Chakrabarty

    May 09, 2008

    Careers in Perspective: Chemists Can Do Anything

    "Real-world experience trumps classroom learning, and future employers don't care if the experience was paid or volunteer."

    June 20, 2008

    Training in Academia--and Industry

    A CIFRE agreement "is a good way of ... doing research and keeping other doors open," says Sylvain Schwartz.

    July 11, 2008

    A New Astrophysics Editor at Science

    "I realized that I really love science but not spending my time just focusing on a particular aspect of it." --Maria Cruz

    July 18, 2008

    Designing for the Next Quake

    "Every earthquake is a live experiment, hitting different populations and infrastructures." --Tiziana Rossetto, University College London

    August 01, 2008

    A Scientist in the Service of Clean Sports

    "I enjoy ... making a difference and seeing how much the world of antidoping has developed in the last few years." --Osquel Barroso

    August 08, 2008

    In the Geosciences, Business Is Booming

    Flat federal funding means tight times in academia, but jobs abound in the petroleum, mining, and environmental consulting industries.

    August 08, 2008

    Geoscientists in High Demand in the Oil Industry

    "I joined for a bit of adventure … [and the] opportunity to go all over the world." Sally Serenyi, Schlumberger

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