Visible light photocatalysis review articles Show more
I'm going to keep a thread of these here, in case I need them later. It's helpful for me, but others may find them interesting! Open access versions wherever possible.
"Solar Synthesis: Prospects in Visible Light Photocatalysis"
Schultz & Yoon (2014)
Do you know ArXiv, the open pre-print database of scientific articles?
Well, there's also https://info.africarxiv.org/ for African research:
AfricArxiv is a free, open source and community-led digital archive for African research. We provide a non-profit platform for African scietists to upload their working papers, pre-prints, accepted manuscripts (post-prints), and published papers. We also provide options to link data and code, and for article versioning.
The University of California system is walking away from Elsevier: https://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/press-room/uc-terminates-subscriptions-worlds-largest-scientific-publisher-push-open-access-publicly
The Loon doubts any other consortium in the US has a greater chance of pulling off this level of defiance. She wishes California well.
Coal ash is more radioactive than nuclear waste. By burning away all the pesky carbon and other impurities, coal power plants produce heaps of radiation.
Can anyone help me find some absorption spectra of chlorophyll and bacteriochlorophyll molecules? Preferably in something like CSV format. ☀️
I used to have spectra downloaded from an online database for several different types of both, but I can't remember where I got them. And sadly, I lost all of those data in the great hard drive disaster of 2016.
There was once a woman who tried to cool herself to absolute zero Show more
She's 0K now.
This is Icarus. The farthest away single star we've ever seen. It's a blue supergiant star, not a supernova or gamma ray burst or anything, just a star, seen from 9 𝘣𝘪𝘭𝘭𝘪𝘰𝘯 light years away.
We were only able to see it for a time because it was Gravitationally Lensed by passing directly behind another star and then magnified further by other galaxy clusters and dark matter. Spacetime acted like a telescope for this single star, magnifying about 2000 times.
Climate crisis action Show more
Extinction Rebellion. Downtown Halifax
Climate change Show more
#climatechange #theliturgists @jess_spiars posted an article earlier that eventually led to me writing a thread about who "real scientists" are, how you can tell, and indirectly about scientific consensus and how the tiny # of "denier scientists" aren't a trustworthy group.
I saw this today, & it discusses the "reticence" of the scientific community, which reflects my own experience, & is why I get mad when ppl call scientists alarmist or extreme:
an ice cold take Show more
there needs to be more ethics and social science curriculum in STEM degrees
science shitposting, alcohol Show more
Was going through my pics and I don't remember taking this but. Here you go.
Molecular physicist working on artificial photosynthesis, and trying to figure out how to repair the atmosphere. 🌍
Main account: @InvaderXan
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