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Story Identification : An astronomer, superconduction in the human brain, tricyclics, electron spin resonance and SETI

Looking for the title and author of a short story that appeared in one of Analog's sister magazines, featuring an astronomer, Electron Spin Resonance, tricyclics, neural superconduction and SETI. The ...
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Astronomy in Witcher: how long is a year and a synodic month?

In the world of Andrzej Sapkowski's Witcher books, how many days long is a year? How many days long is a synodic month (the average time between two full moons)? I used to assume that the stories ...