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The hard questions

The easy part’s the answer The resolution to the cadence, the final pose of the dancer The hard work’s dynamic tension build the elegant clash, the clarity in a question   World shaking shift of continental drift Earthquaking violence from a pace so placid The twist in dioxy-ribonucleic acid   Einstein astride a soaring light … Continue reading The hard questions

Using antimatter to find weirdo supernovae

Fiona Panther is searching out galaxy for antimatter - no it's not science fiction, she's after anti - electrons, called positrons. It'll help her to study supernovae - exploding stars. https://youtu.be/qDCMuhTXo_Y Fi is a PhD student at ANU Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Mt Stromlo. Filmed at Physics in the Pub, 2016, Smith's Alternative. … Continue reading Using antimatter to find weirdo supernovae