I received the following email yesterday from David Douglass, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Rochester, New York: Dear Dr Marohasy The following quote from your web page has come to my attention: "A good example of skeptics … [Read more...] about Correction from David Douglass to Ken Miles
Archives for July 2005
It is the 4th July, Independence Day in the USA, and NASA has successfully smashed something the size of a washing machine into a gigantic comet. The aim of the cosmic collision, and I gather it was successful, was to find out what is inside comets. … [Read more...] about God Bless America
Africa is in the news. I lived in Madagascar and then Kenya from 1985 through to 1992. Here I am in in the far south-west of Madagascar in about 1986, Jen stopping for lunch. This was one way of getting about in Madagascar in the mid 1980s, by … [Read more...] about Teach Me to Fish
The Wilderness Society is no doubt celebrating the recent decision by Japanese paper mill Mitsubishi to only source woodchip from plantation forests. The end result, however, is likely to be fewer tall trees in Tasmania's native forests. The tall … [Read more...] about Clear Fell for Tall Trees
Every so often I am asked to be a part of Friday morning's panel of guests at the local ABC radio station. Guests nominate their 'big issue' for the week and discussion follows. I am on tomorrow (it will probably be today by the time I post this) … [Read more...] about Nuclear Fusion to Power the World?