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Space citizen science projects you can do

It’s easy to think that the average person can’t do much for science with all of the big expensive facilities and very powerful computers around, but this is not the case and there is certainly space for all of us to get involved. 1,271 more words

Thinking Out Loud

Show us the money, Sarah

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Bill Shorten

Geomagnetic storm predicted

NOAA forecasters say there is a 50% chance of G1-class geomagnetic storms on Jan. 1st when a high-speed stream of solar wind engulfs Earth’s magnetic field. 50 more words

Amateur Radio

When Whales Meet the Northern Lights

This story about whales and Northern Lights is an older story, but I wanted to include it on this blog both as an example of something that’s simultaneously beautiful and sad, and an example of how the world is interconnected in ways we may never have imagined. 462 more words

Ocean

Backdown on suspended sentences

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Alternative Sentencing Options

LNP promise Cairns school zone

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Australia

The Shining Ones: Chapter 4 – stalking the truth and the ultimate biobank...

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Ana watched the glowing tail lights of the Lexus disappear around the corner, leaving her in darkness. She wanted to chase after it and bring Ethne back. 3,146 more words

Writing