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Note to self: there's an open access emoji on this instance, and I should remember to use it.

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OMG can everyone please stop using comic sans in technical figures and then publishing them in formal scientific papers!?

My co-authors are ideal co-authors.

Which is to say that my co-authors are like ideal gas particles.

Which is to say that my co-authors seem to only minimally interact with me.

😕

This photo of the lunar farside and Earth was taken with a camera operated by radio amateurs on the Chinese satellite orbiting the moon. Details here: camras.nl/en/blog/2018/preciou

since "Doctor" is gender neutral i propose that we all go full bugs bunny and just call everyone else "Doc"

This toot was a joke, but I genuinely just spent a few days preparing a paper for Chem Phys Lett when I was supposed to be preparing it for J Phys Chem Lett!

Does anyone else end up re-doing a load of their data analysis when they're writing something up, or is it just me?

This Fibonacci joke is as bad as the last two Fibonacci jokes you heard combined

TFW you're looking at an old data analysis and trying to figure out what exactly you did

Roses are red,
Violets are blue,
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J Phys Chem, J Chem Phys, Chem Phys, ChemPhysChem, and Chem Phys Phys Chem are all different journals. This irritates me.

Iron complexes have no business being this awkward in optimisation calculations!

After years of work, and innumerable conference and symposiums, the translation of the message from the stars was complete. It began as follows:
"This is more of a comment than a question..."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

I have 3 quantum chemistry calculations which have been running for 53 days now. I still don't know when they're going to finish. So far, that's 2544 days of CPU time. Almost 7 years.

Whatever the end result of these calculations is, I'm going to publish it because OMFG.

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