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A Tribute to Galileo

“Philosophy is written in this grand book, the universe, which stands continually open to our gaze. But the book cannot be understood unless one first learns to comprehend the language and read the characters in which it is written. It … Continue reading

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Censorship of Australian Science

At the centre stage of the last two weeks of world news has been the US presidential election. It appears now that the election, as has been the case for many decades, will be a contest between the Democratic and … Continue reading

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James Watson, DNA Pioneer, visits Sydney

James Watson gave a free lecture “Discovering the Double Helix: Going for Gold!” at the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre last Tuesday evening. Who is James Watson? From Wikipedia: ‘James Dewey Watson (born April 6, 1928) is an American molecular biologist, … Continue reading

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