Author Archives: Lisa Roberts

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Gateways to greater science acceptance

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Living Data contributes to the Interpretation Centre for the Sydney Institute of Marine Science (SIMS) in Chowder Bay, developed by scientist Dr Inke Falkner. The centre opens to the public soon, to inspire us all to understand, value and protect … Continue reading

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Colour and photosynthesis

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AnthropSlam

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Director of the Center for Art + Environment at the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno. Director of the Center for Art + Environment at the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno. I respond to John Kelly’s suggestion, of “Myopia … Continue reading

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Anthroposcene Cabinet of Curiosities

The Australian Galleries Climarte exhibition: http://www.australiangalleries.com.au/exhibitions/14-currentexhibition/859-the-warming-ds15-2

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Lab-in-a-box

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Fiona McGill writes, The minimalist layout of the container’s interior, realised by a Tasmanian construction company that has built other container labs, allows scientists to wheel their instruments on and off the ship. Equipment fixed on mobile trolleys can be … Continue reading

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Spoken piece for Ockham’s Razor

Here’s the transcript from the ABC Radio studio (Sydney), sound recording broadcast on the science program, Ockham’s Razor, presented Robyn Williams.   Transcript Sound recording Robyn Williams: Well, it’s now the end of NAIDOC week, when Australians celebrate Aboriginal culture. … Continue reading

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Paradigm shifts in earth sciences

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Yale University lecture published on You tube, Apr 5, 2012 The Atmosphere, the Ocean and Environmental Change (GG 140) The issue of global warming is discussed. Recent climate change over the last half of the 20th century is thought to … Continue reading

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  All life on the planet is the same. It’s just packaged differently. Dr. Tom Garrison Oceanography Lecture Part 1, 2011 You tube video

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Art inspires science

  Sydney Morning Herald’s Claire Colley reports: How an Australian building’s unique design inspired a scientific breakthrough  

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Communication by pheromones?

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  Edward O. Wilson is an Evolutionary biologist and lead expert on ants. His Letters to a Young Scientist (2013) offer insights from his lifelong study of insect and human behaviours. Here he  talks about ants (p.173), but could he … Continue reading

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