It’s not often that I can say that work has actually improved my mind. Like Corpus Christie in the University Challenge final, I came from behind in the last five minutes of the contest to storm through with success. In my case it was just three correct answers but I think that it might have been three in a row! 🙂 One of the questions was where does the prefix petro come from, as in…

I shouted out rock! And I was right. I only know this because after months of working on the Journal of Petrology archive I actually found out what the hell Petrology meant. And hey, it got me a UC point!