Tagged: launch

Countdown: I love this liftoff - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Jan 27, 2014

It’s an insane day for space stuff! Stephen Hawking is boldly claiming ‘there are no black holes‘* – and this from the chap who proposed Hawking radiation :P Astronomers have discovered an ‘ultramassive’ black hole: one of the most powerful objects ever found. The ‘cosmic web’ – filaments of gas connecting galaxies across the darkest regions of space – has … Read More

Engaging early- and mid-career scientists - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Oct 18, 2012

Those involved in New Zealand’s science scene may have heard of Stratus, ‘a network of emerging and early career University of Auckland researchers’, which was launched in 2008. Well, there’s a new kid on the block – allow me to… Read more › … Read More