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IASC Fellowship Program

Do you want to be more involved in scientific activities at a circum-arctic and international level? If so then please consider applying to be an IASC Fellow!The International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) in cooperation with the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) are introducing this new Fellowship Program that invites applications from early career researchers to be involved in the IASC Working Groups (WGs). The IASC Fellowship Program will be offered every year and each year one Fellow will be chosen for each of the five IASC WGs for a 12-month period. The IASC WGs are:  AtmosphereCryosphereMarine…See More
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Elizabeth Frank replied to Sanjoy Som's discussion Help secure the future of the Iceland and Hawaii Astrobiology Summer Schools!
"I attended the 2011 Hawaii astrobiology winter school, which was among the best two weeks of my life for multiple reasons: 1. Exposure to other disciplines. As a planetary geologist, I only knew the basics of other astrobiology-related fields. In…"
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"How do we know that rangeomorphs were oriented vertically, rather than horizontally to increase exposure to sed/H2O interface? #soapbox2014"
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"MIT Soapbox is now live! Join us at http://saganet.org/page/saganlive!"
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"We'll be broadcasting the MIT Soapbox astrobio discussion, 'Why Life Got Big' in just a few minutes! Come find us on SAGANLive!"
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"At an awesome mentoring conference with my SAGANet people!!!! Learning lots, meeting new people, growing SAGANet!"
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First direct detection and identification of elusive dark matter particles

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Winter birds are more diverse thanks to warming climate

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