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This is my current internet outpost, where I share my thoughts on science and society.

Charlie Soeder, Renegade Scientist

My formal training is in mathematics and chemistry, but my interests are antedisciplinary – if it’s in Complexity, I’m down. To within a standard deviation, I am most interested in biogeochemistry: How is it that geological, chemical, and biological forces interact? How did geology give birth to biology, those billions of years ago? How has biology altered geology since? How did the interactions of atoms and molecules progress over geologic time to emerge as me?

Specific areas I am interested in include:

I am currently involved in an emerging DIYBio Lab; we are interested in advancing open source and community-based science.

If you want to have a more involved conversation, I’d love to hear from you! I can be reached at Charles(dot)Soeder(at)gmail(dot)com

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  • CO2 Problems‘ – A chemistry demonstration explaining ocean acidification. ‘no one but charlie can make the apocalypse seem cute’ – glassresistor


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