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Baseball bat attack by student at Australian National University -- A statistics lecture turned violent

A statistics lecture turned violent after a student started attacking others with a baseball bat. The lecturer and several students were seriously injured before the man was stopped. 503 more words

By Olivia Smith, History, Australian National University, Australia.

Ok so I may have been putting off writing this blog for as long as possible because it’s actually so sad that my Australian adventure is officially over. 1,127 more words


How animals first appeared on earth: Mystery finally solved

A big mystery as to how animals first appeared on earth has been solved. Researchers led by The Australian National University (ANU) analysed ancient sedimentary rocks from central Australia, finding that the evolution of animals began with the rise of algae 650 million years ago.

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Vicky Nanjappa

Claim: Climate Science Does Not Have to be Falsifiable — Watts Up With That?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall How do you falsify a climate model? Australian National University Climate scientist Sophie Lewis acknowledges that climate models are not falsifiable – yet claims we should trust them anyway.

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Climate Matters

The Sonic Screwdriver (or Scio)

I am not totally obsessed with Doctor who, but I am obsessed with his screwdriver. You may not know what a Sonic Screwdriver is. A Sonic Screwdriver looks something like this: 367 more words

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Visiting Academic Interview - Martin Thomas

Our Surgeries have been greatly enriched by our occasional academic visitors. Those that I have had the opportunity to meet have been fascinating people, and yet few of us get the chance to chat to them much. 1,429 more words

By Olivia Smith, History, Australian National University, Australia.

So before I came to Canberra I had pretty much no idea where I should apply to stay, which college would be best for me, or whether I should even stay in college at all. 1,312 more words