Category Archives: Australia

outreach report: day 4

Mike shows me how it’s done. Continue reading

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day 3: Uluru first contact in vignettes

Haven’t done a vignette series in a while. Here’s one. Continue reading

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astronomy outreach report: days 1 & 2

(NB: These are about my personal experiences in my own words, and shouldn’t be taken to reflect any official position of CAASTRO, whom I’m representing out here as Astronomer-In-Residence.) Night 1 (Sounds of Silence) I join outgoing CAASTRO Astronomer-In-Residence Iraklis … Continue reading

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CAASTRO Astronomer-In-Residence program at Uluru

In which I embark on approximately the best all-expenses-paid vacation a nerd could ask for. Continue reading

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moving on over

Tenancy agreements seem substantially the same in America and Australia, at least to me. So why do Australian landlords seem so much more bureaucratic? Continue reading

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Australia Day 2013

A public holiday gives me a chance for a quick bullet-list update. Continue reading

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Taronga Zoo Adventure Day, featuring photo-op koalas

A report on our snuggle koala expedition, during which we also saw many other interesting animals both furry and feathered. Continue reading

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