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PRESS RELEASE – Mars One Meets the Scitech Planetarium

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Scitech Space Spectacular – Friday April 11th Would you like to visit Mars? And would you still go if you couldn’t come back? In 2024 the not-for-profit Mars One foundation will send the . . . → Read More: PRESS RELEASE – Mars One Meets the Scitech Planetarium

2014 National Science Week – “Feeding Mars to Feed Earth” workshops

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“Feeding Mars to Feed Earth”

Mars_atmosphere Keeping a vegetable patch can be pretty hard. You have to pick the perfect spot, make sure your . . . → Read More: 2014 National Science Week – “Feeding Mars to Feed Earth” workshops

Mars Project – Ask & Explore

When I was 9, I went on my first scientific exploration. My goal? To explore the dangerous and uncharted territory of the abandoned block across the road from our house, in search of Velociraptors. Just like the great expeditions of Edmund Hillary climbing Everest or Neil Armstrong setting foot on the Moon, my expedition required . . . → Read More: Mars Project – Ask & Explore

101 Things: #17 Own a Pointless Collection

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The only commandments you’ll ever really need

I’ve just finished George Carlin’s “sorta-autobiography” Last Words, and it’s pretty rough reading at times. My first exposure to Carlin was Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, and quickly became hooked on his pitch . . . → Read More: 101 Things: #17 Own a Pointless Collection

101 Things: #37 Make Fire Without Matches

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In theory, starting a fire without matches or a lighter is fairly simple – all you need is the right fuel and a spark. Some will swear by a fire plough, others a fire bow. Use can use anything from a . . . → Read More: 101 Things: #37 Make Fire Without Matches

101 Things: #9 Learn That Instrument

Michelle Smith - Australia's only jazz harpist

Michelle Smith – Australia’s only jazz harpist

Some people are born musicians. The first time they picked up a recorder in primary school, a majestic cacophony of melody poured out that stunned their teachers & peers. When they sit down . . . → Read More: 101 Things: #9 Learn That Instrument

Mars Project – Mix 94.5 & Triple J Interviews

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Chatting to Lisa & Tim on Mix 94.5

Just a quick update folks – if you’ve been watching my Facebook or Twitter feed you’ll know I had two fairly major radio interviews in the last week . . . → Read More: Mars Project – Mix 94.5 & Triple J Interviews

101 Things: #4 Catch a Fish With Your Bare Hands

If you read through many of my completed 101 things, you’ll notice I usually put my own slant whatever I’m doing. Something like the all-time greatest films list was as simple as sitting down and watching 132 films. But by then writing 2 . . . → Read More: 101 Things: #4 Catch a Fish With Your Bare Hands

Mars Project – Blood & Red Hair

Image Credit: joiseyshowaa (Flickr)

Image Credit: joiseyshowaa (Flickr)

It was a crisp, clear morning driving down to the medical centre. Blood tests tend to freak me out a little: I’m fine with needles and blood, but it’s revisiting the memories of having pints drained out of my arms . . . → Read More: Mars Project – Blood & Red Hair

News – Deorbit

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Image Credit – SpaceX

If you’ve been following the micro updates on Twitter, you’ll know that the last couple of months have been pretty hectic. I managed to get out an update from the 1st week of the 5 week ISU SHSSP14 I . . . → Read More: News – Deorbit