Curiosity puts wheels on Mars via Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex


Today I found myself among a privileged few visiting NASA's Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex (CDSCC), one of the tracking stations which form the Deep Space Network, built to track and manage the space agency's travelling ambassadors to other worlds and managed by the CSIRO. Arriving early to ensure our space, for seats were limited on a … Continue reading Curiosity puts wheels on Mars via Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex

The Great Burzynski Caper


Stanislaw Burzynski has risen to fame ‘cross the Net, no less, due to making some claims He can cure Cancer, in its many known guises With a treatment derived from a source that surprises. Anti-neo-plaston Therapy it’s called And many a good scientist will call it a fraud. A treatment derived from the patient’s own … Continue reading The Great Burzynski Caper

I’m no Superman…


What follows is perhaps the most difficult piece of communication I've ever written. It's difficult because of the hurt, guilt and shame I still feel despite my rational mind knowing these feelings are unwarranted and unhelpful. It's difficult because of the stigma attached to mental health issues; the automatic distance people put between themselves and … Continue reading I’m no Superman…