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Galileo’s mantle is a poor fit for new Senator Malcolm Roberts

Malcolm Roberts is no Galileo, but he would make a fine Inquisitor. The self-belief of Malcolm Roberts was put to the test in last week’s ABC panel discussion, Q&A, and the newly-minted One Nation senator for Queensland came out with … Continue reading

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Leaders will feel the heat in Paris

With global temperatures soaring, the pressure for a successful outcome in Paris will be huge [24 November 2015 | Peter Boyer] It’s happening. Heat energy stored by the global ocean is now being released to the air around us, and … Continue reading

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Science, humanity and that pale blue dot

An astronomer asks questions about his own planet [24 February 2015 | Peter Boyer] Twenty-five years ago, on Valentine’s Day 1990, a spaceship took a look back across six billion kilometres to the planet where it had begun its long … Continue reading

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