Tagged: poetry

Science, Poetry & Responsibility - Infrequently Asked Questions

Lynley Hargreaves Apr 29, 2015

The front cover of Gathering Evidence The dissection of football-sized hailstones, the role of Newton’s first law of motion in long-distance cycling, and the ethics of some twenty tons of one woman’s cells posthumously grown in laboratories all feature in Caoilinn Hughes’ poetry book, Gathering Evidence, a finalist for the 2015 Royal Society of New Zealand Science Book Prize. Read More

TOSP Episode 3: September 26th 2011 - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Sep 26, 2011

[Original post on the Sciblogs The Official Sciblogs Podcast site] UPDATE: Youtube vids now up (and at bottom of post) Including fallen angels satellites, post-doc jobs in NZ, Foldit, HIV, nanotubes, Chinese space programme, neutrinos, intuition, suing geologists, Otzi, poetry.  And a bunch of other stuff! This week’s episode is a little longer than usual. [...] … Read More

Water news haikus no. 8 - Crikey Creek

Daniel Collins Jan 15, 2010

How could I forget Events distilled like sake Yes, haikus are back Science Disrupted monsoon A model where mountains rule Not Tibet plateau In the great north lakes Evap now trumps precip in Lake level changes New Zealand Shortfalls of water Enter garden restrictions Zero to xeri International How … Read More

Water news haikus no. 7 - Crikey Creek

Daniel Collins Dec 11, 2009

More regular than India’s summer monsoon But not quite as wet Science A seismic story Of fluvial erosion Around Gibraltar Minimal model Of monsoonal tipping point Controlled by water Historical links Between war and temp’rature What of climate change? New Zealand ECan’s head in sand: Surface-groundwater exchange … Read More

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