Science Writing

The Sydney Writers Festival was a week of literary indulgence. You picked your favourite subjects, authors and journalists to go and see - providing tickets were available. Science storytelling. It’s a unique genre discussed by a panel of science journalists; Alice Klein, Ivy Shih, Joel Werner and Michael Slezk.  Even within science, there are different... Continue Reading →

Man on Mars

Man on Mars “We are going on a journey”. It was enticing words by Dr. Dava Newman, NASA’s Deputy Administrator at this year’s science festival in Dunedin, New Zealand. NASA’s goal and aspirations for space exploration and travel are undeniably impressive. I couldn’t miss the opportunity to hear Dr. Dava Newman speak of current and... Continue Reading →

Rock Art

Japanese Gardens Let’s embrace some tranquility – rock therapy can work wonders. Japanese Gardens are ultimately a landscape designer’s paradise. The gardens may not always be large, but they make a statement with topiary and gravel raked in distinctive patterns. Simplicity is beautiful. I wonder how a rock garden can be applied as a science... Continue Reading →

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