The role of social media in the 2010 Australian Election


The day after the astonishing outcome of the Australian 2010 Federal Election, which saw an historic potentially hung-Parliament outcome with power pivoting upon the whims of three or four independents and one Greens MP whom a new Government will need to accommodate to be appointed by the Governor-General, it seems inconceivable that the role social … Continue reading The role of social media in the 2010 Australian Election

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Jupiter impacted by asteroid – discovered by Australian Amateur Astronomer Anthony Wesley


This is a cross-post from Phil Plait's Bad Astronomy blogsite BREAKING: Another Jupiter impact? | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine. Phil reported that Australian Amateur Astronomer, Anthony Wesley, recorded an impact by an asteroid, coincidentally on the same day that news about another impact Anthony discovered in 2009 was released! Very bizzare. Anthony captured video … Continue reading Jupiter impacted by asteroid – discovered by Australian Amateur Astronomer Anthony Wesley