Tagged: Mercury

The 250th anniversary of Cook’s observation of the transit of Venus - Out of Space

Duncan Steel Jun 02, 2019

On June 3rd occurs the 250th anniversary of the transit of Venus across the face of the Sun, the observation of which was the prime purpose behind the expedition of HM Bark Endeavour to the South Pacific, under the command of Lieutenant James Cook. Following the measurements of the transit made by Cook and the mission’s scientists in Tahiti, the … Read More

The long hunt for new objects in our expanding solar system - Guest Work

Guest Author Feb 04, 2016

Kevin Orrman-Rossiter, University of Melbourne and Alice Gorman, Flinders University Recognise these planet names: Vulcan, Neptune, Pluto, Nemesis, Tyche and Planet X? They all have one thing in common: their existence was predicted to account for unexplained phenomena in our solar system. While the predictions of Neptune and Pluto proved correct, Nemesis and Tyche probably don’t … Read More

Is Modern Medicine Killing You? – Episode 8 - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Nov 30, 2012

Proudly brought to you by the mineral magnesium, and vitamins B12 and D  (with apologies to Sesame St) This has to be one of the least impressive episodes so far, advocating the removal of mercury amalgam fillings and Neuro Linguistic Programming. Also in my opinion the “integrative” medicine approach actually overlooked at least one possible diagnosis. The first patient this … Read More