Tagged: Icarus

Astronomy on Bloomsday - Out of Space

Duncan Steel Jun 16, 2019

The name of Michael Faraday is well-known in science, for his pioneering work in both chemistry and physics (in particular electricity and magnetism; hence the name of the SI unit of capacitance, the farad). As a postgraduate student at the University of Canterbury I spent many hours working on experimental radio receivers sat inside a large metallic box … Read More

Investigate magazine struck dumb by numerology of genetic code - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Mar 17, 2013

A weekend peek at an... ‘unconventional’ research paper. Investigate Daily, a part of local conspiracy theory magazine Investigate edited by creationist Ian Wishart,  earlier in the week released Scientists dumbstruck: signs of intelligent design in DNA code. Investigate Daily concludes, “the study is groundbreaking in its implications.” Sounds pretty definitive, right? … Read More