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Australian Ultra Runners at the 28th IAU 100km World Championships

Race day was overcast and cool, ideal conditions for a 100km run.  I had been running for about 7 1/2 hours and really noticed that the running hard for an extended time on such a flat course was taking its toll on my quads and I had about an hour of running yet to do. 1,565 more words

SkyLight Opera – a global project linking arts and science through education

During 2015, students from schools in around 35 countries have collaborated to create and perform Global SkyLight Opera together, providing a platform for both creative science learning as well as cross-border friendship and cooperation. 575 more words


Astronomical Shifts

August has been an astronomy-heavy month. Last week, the Hawaiʻi Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case contesting the approval of the conservation district use application (CDUA) for the Thirty Meter Telescope. 2,022 more words


Astronomy for Development

The International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies 2015 (IYL 2015) is a celebration of the role that light and light-based technologies have played in global development. 705 more words


Some of Pluto's names may not fly

Some of the best-known names on Pluto — ranging from the Sputnik plains to the Hillary and Norgay mountains and the dark Cthulhu Regio — may never appear on the International Astronomical Union’s maps, due to a tiff over terminology. 130 more words


Running with the World's Best

This time last year I could count on one hand the number of International trips I had made and I had never been to Europe. I am now getting ready for my 2nd trip to Europe in 6 months and by the end of the year I will have doubled the number of international trips I have made.  789 more words