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Did science just save the world or break the planet VOL 1

There are so many fantastic new discoveries in science and technology happening everyday but with no front-page coverage. Here are 3 incredible breakthroughs to bring you up to speed quickly. 321 more words

Biochemical Engineering

7 Earth-Size Planets Orbit Dwarf Star, NASA and European Astronomers Say - Kenneth Chang / The New York Times

This is the kind of story that would have provided endless hours of fascination to me during my childhood and in fact, still does as an adult.  151 more words

Life

Random Thoughts - part 2

  • The discovery of 7 – YES SEVEN new planets, some 40 million light years from earth; has me wondering – How do those people ( scientists) know that?
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Writing

By jove! it was by a nose

Yes dear readers it is Australia Day in 4 hours.

And I am damn damn proud to be one.

I have just finished watching our Australia Day awards from the ever so beautiful Great Hall in our Parliament House; in Canberra. 233 more words

Writing

Serendipity: a word coined in January 1754

Serendipity means the making of happy and unexpected discoveries by accident

The word  was coined in January 1754 by Horace Walpole, (son of Britain’s first  Prime Minister, Robert Walpole) , who used it in a letter to  a friend.  267 more words

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