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

Melbourne Skeptics first ‘Skeptics in the Pub’ at Docklands tomorrow!


In addition to the exciting launch of Melbourne Eastern Hills Skeptics in the Pub in February, my good friend Chris Higgins has launched a brand new skeptical group, Melbourne Skeptics, who will also hold monthly 'Skeptics in the Pub' events in Docklands. The first event is tomorrow evening *yay*, and I will be there along … Continue reading Melbourne Skeptics first ‘Skeptics in the Pub’ at Docklands tomorrow!

Launching Melbourne Eastern Hills Skeptics in the Pub


Well, it's happening folks. After scouring my designated search area, I have found a location for the Melbourne Eastern Hills SitP to meet, which is the 'Knox Club' on the corner of Stud and Boronia Roads, Wantirna South Vic. The group currently comprises 19 interested parties, 11 of whom have indicated their intention to come … Continue reading Launching Melbourne Eastern Hills Skeptics in the Pub