Tagged: experiments

In defence of observational science - Guest Work

Guest Author Mar 24, 2016

Kathryn Snow, University of Melbourne Would you volunteer to become vegetarian for the next three decades for the sake of science? What if you were asked to run at least 50 kilometres per week, or live through a natural disaster? Granted, these are extreme requests. Researchers conducting randomised controlled trials often ask volunteers to make far smaller … Read More

When whizz-bang isn’t whizz-bang enough - Physics Stop

Marcus Wilson Jun 11, 2014

A couple of weeks ago saw the University of Waikato Open Day. (Acually, two days). There were some fantastic displays set up across the whole univerisity, with some exciting lectures and activities. With a dual-audience of would-be students and members of the public, our displays were meant to be eye-catching and fun, and I thought they were. There were … Read More