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A Rover-ful of Science

I just finished reading Emily Lakdawalla‘s “The Design and Engineering of Curiosity: How the Mars Rover Performs Its Job“. It’s a remarkable book, even though it’s not quite the book that I expected. The first few chapters describes the general design and mission of the rover – how it came […]


Reading summary 2018

I really have too little time to read! I love reading, and I read a lot – just that the last couple of years I read very few books. It’s more stuff for work: articles, manuscripts to review, things students write… But to summarise last year: I managed to read […]


Shenzhen and Hong Kong

In the end of October last year I visited Shenzhen in China for a few days to participate in a meeting organised by a colleague of mine who is now working as guest-professor at the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) We spent a few days being ushered around […]