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A day in the life of a research medical doctor on Planet Concordia

18 May 2012, 14:28 UTC
A day in the life of a research medical doctor on Planet Concordia
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I coined the term ‘Planet Concordia’ to describe the extreme environment in which we live. This is the closest you can be to living on the surface of another planet. A planet with oxygen but not as much oxygen as … Continue reading →

Credits: A. Kumar
I coined the term ‘Planet Concordia’ to describe the extreme environment in which we live. This is the closest you can be to living on the surface of another planet. A planet with oxygen but not as much oxygen as there is at sea level on Earth.
Calling all hivernauts
Every year ESA advertises for the next Concordia research doctor. That time has come again and doctors are invited to apply – the only requirement is that you are a medical doctor and a national from a list of certain countries.
I will describe a typical day of my life here on Planet Concordia to inspire people to apply for the job. I should say, there is no such thing as a typical day here, each day can be as different as you want it to be.

A typical day
In winter I wake up at around 8am. During breakfast I read the ...

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