The brightest flash ever recorded came from a star being ‘spaghettified’ by a spinning black hole. From December 5-11, millions of kids in over 180 countries will take the Hour of Code challenge. In April 2008, the magazine changed from a weekly format to the current biweekly format, and the website was also redeployed. I am a news junkie but sometimes it is nice to see some news that does not involve politics or some sort of criminal behavior.
From a giant storm spinning on Saturn to the last space shuttle landing, from rovers on Mars to robots heading to an asteroid, and from solar flares to the Messenger mission to Mercury, it was an exciting year in science…just like every year! The SJDM executive board will review the set of nominees and make our recommendation to FABBS by November 30, 2016. It’s ok but not keen on the UI. Also very Americanised, would prefer more global science information such as the Futurism app. Ayah Bdeir explains what she thinks the most important things are to prepare today’s kids for the jobs that will emerge tomorrow. As science becomes ever more beset by commercial and ideological pressures, there is urgent need for scientific reporting and analysis from an independent, expert, public interest perspective. A NSW cop laments the shark crisis scaring kids from taking up surfing, a proven diversion from drugs and crime.
UTS Science graduate Dr Aiden Martin recently secured a research position at the prestigious Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California, USA. Satisfy your Wanderlust and join us in Berlin, Germany from Thursday, October 27 through Sunday, October 30 2016 for this groundbreaking, boundary-spanning conference. Get the latest on research, programs, services, walks and special events in your area.
Each issue features compelling news articles for kids written at three reading levels to allow for differentiated instruction. A Harvard Chan School study suggests that relaxing current U.S. guidelines could provide greater health benefits with less harm and for less money in women who are vaccinated against human papillomavirus. Charles’ passion for science has earned him a UTS University Medal for his Honours research project where he studied freshwater ecologies. Articles address current events in multiple areas of science, as well as technology and engineering. Sign up for Sigma Xi’s daily Science in the News e-mail to get these headlines delivered to your inbox.
This week The Conversation is looking at the science behind marine reserves and how to protect our oceans. A young scientist at UTS is using research on ‘cleavage’ as a catalyst for a potential future in science communication. All The Hottest Gadgets Out There – News, Reviews, Announcements, Videos & More!