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...the terminally uninteresting update! )I had plans to buy a new microscope but that has become a pipe dream as what I really need is a new laptop. My poor old man that is my iBook G4 has started blacking out again. Obviously the Power Manager needs to be reset, but it isn't falling for the usual tricks anymore. Ah well. It's certainly lasted.


*This is one of those never to be solved mysteries of science. Despite being constantly reminded that science is all about practice, we of studentkind always find there are remarkably few problems given for us to solve and even fewer with any sort of answer to check whether we are right. I suppose it's training like that which separates the weedy and wannabe from the Nobel Prize Winners. Sometimes, I've often wondered if it isn't some kind of cruel torture passed down by generations of scientists - "so you want to be a real scientist, huh?" they seem to be saying, "want to feel the pain of never knowing if what you've spent your life (ok, half an hour) working on will even turn out to be right? Well suck it up, ducks - if we had to suffer, you must too! This is what real science feeeeels like!"

The funny thing is, those of us who want to be lecturers/researchers have already admitted that we will likely be just as bad, if not worse, to our poor descendants in the path of science.
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The past week and a half have been full of exciting things. Of Exciting Times and Silly Scams )

But yes, exciting times of the impoverished student. And to think I've got two more years of this to go through. Good thing I've got a blog.
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Does anyone know where I can find information on the price of air flight tickets circa 1960? Particularly Nigeria (Lagos) to London, Germany (I was thinking Berlin, obviously, but that will probably change) and O'Hare airport, Chicago (yeah, I really have to get the where in Germany sorted out).

If anyone could give me the information I would be even more grateful, but really I will probably need this info sometime later so perhaps it's better I learn how to feed myself first so to speak.

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