In the Zone

The New Year of 2016 opened with a great flurry of activity on the Mineralogical Society of America’s on-line discussion board ‘MSA-talk’ about the teaching of crystallography. More members rushed to their keyboards to contribute on this topic than on any I can remember. I confess I didn’t read all the contributions, but I think a reasonable one-line summary would be ‘find a method that works for you and stick to it’.

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Adventure, M’boy, Adventure!

Download Article (PDF) December 2015 Issue Table of Contents EditorialFrom the EditorsPerspectiveMeet the AuthorsThematic ArticlesSociety NewsBook ReviewParting ShotsPeople In The News Reputedly, when the great British geologist Sir Edward Bailey (1881–1965) was about to retire, his assistant asked him, ‘What will you do now, sir?’ Bailey replied ‘Adventure, m’boy, adventure!’ Many readers will have chosen…

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