An incredible group of women working in poor conditions for incredible hours and minimal wages made some of the most influential discoveries in astronomy by cataloguing stars from hundreds of thousands of fragile glass photographic plates. … More Book Review: The Glass Universe
What do you use to get somewhere you’ve never been before? Simple. A map.
But it’s not so easy to map something 384,440 km away. … More A map of the Moon
Riemann’s work, first introduced on June 10th, 1854, provided the mathematical foundation of Einstein’s relativity. Without him, would we have the same level of understanding of spacetime and gravity today? … More Curved space?
We finally did it! Took a photo of a black hole. But how can you take a photo of something that doesn’t emit or reflect any light at all? … More Photographing the invisible
Book review: The Martian, a combination of great science with great writing … what more could you ask? … More Book review: The Martian
Final day: sci-fi selfies, our future on Mars, wearable technologies hyping up to a new level! … More Sunday at the World Science Festival Brisbane
It’s easy to draw parallels: global warming is destroying life’s diversity and threatening coastal areas and space debris is threatening much of modern technology.
We aren’t satisfied just polluting Earth, we’ve decided to pollute space as well. … More 21st Century Problems: Space Junk