Just like the principals, students striking over climate change are seeking control and order. But what our children are hoping to control is the environment they inherit, writes science educator Richard Easther
The news in New Zealand is that...
Kiwi scientists join bold mission to measure mysterious cosmic ripples - from space.
Richard EastherSuper-exciting news -- a bunch of New Zealand astronomers, astrophysicists and astrostatisticians (yep, that's a thing) are getting involved with the European LISA mission -- a long term project to build a space-based gravitational wave detector
Comment: Justice is highly complex ... and calamity is rarely simple.
Richard EastherI have been lucky enough to interact with some truly brilliant minds. But I have never met the equal of Mike Hosking -- mining engineer, health and safety expert, lawyer, climate scientist, transport planner, philosopher, economist and dispenser of wisdom
Rosemary Rudolph was in her 80s when she was told her house would kill her. So she moved - quick. Just like hundreds of others.
Richard EastherThis meth-house situation is a toxic mix of science denial, profiteering, self-interest, sleaze and nasty political expedience. Glad its being sorted, but can't see how a few thousand dollars would make you whole after this
2018 Beatrice Hill Tinsley Lecture: The ability to detect gravitational waves opens a completely new field in astronomy and astrophysics, letting us tackle a host of questions: How do binary black holes form? How are they linked to massive stars? Do...
One of the UK's leading female scientists donates her £2.3m science prize to help more women, ethnic minority and refugee students to become physics researchers.
Richard EastherJocelyn Bell timeline
1967 Key role in discovery of pulsars
1974 Misses out on the Nobel because of her gender
2018 Wins far more lucrative US$3M Breakthrough Prize
2018 Donates winnings to a scholarship to counter unconscious bias.
Think about that.