User:Materialscientist

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Symbol question.svg This user has written or expanded 210 articles featured in the Did You Know section on the Main Page.
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My wikipedia editing has a tendency of spreading: I started with writing a dozen of full-length articles on materials science, then moved to other topics, mostly for the DYK project. These activities dragged me into reviewing articles (DYK, WP:GAN and occasionally WP:FAC) and eventually transformed me into a kind of wikignome – going around thousands of articles, cleaning up formatting and vandalism, adding references and figures, fixing typos and whatever caught my eye. As of 2013, most of my free time is taken by emergency matters like vandalism, though I still write short articles during calm hours.
Here are my my DYKs and barnstars.

I enjoy finding good pictures for wikipedia (uploaded many thousands) and improving them with GIMP, thus I spend a significant part of my time at Wikimedia Commons; I also draw crystal structures.

(Re)written articles

Elements and compounds

Actinide Americium Berkelium Boron Boron nitride Featured articleDiamond Dysprosium Einsteinium Mercury Silicon carbide Silicon nitride Featured articleTechnetium Zinc oxide

Others

Azotobacter Black-tailed jackrabbit Crystallographic defects in diamond Liquid crystal Material properties of diamond Optical properties of carbon nanotubes Featured articleSynthetic diamond

Interesting (wiki) pages

Useful wiki-related pages

Some of my photos

Leiothrix lutea -Tsukuba -Japan-8.jpg
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Atrophaneura alcinous Japan.jpg
Houjiro male.JPG
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Karasu2a.JPG
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Japonica saepestriata.JPG
Neope goschkevitschii.JPG
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DragonflyTsukuba.jpg
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