Monthly archives of “January 2017

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Aboriginal Paintings of the Kimberley- very old Pleistocene or not so old Holocene?

Many of the real advances in science seem to come from a sudden ‘insight’ ( think Archimedes and “Eureka!”) – and there is often no simple connection between collecting data and that ‘aha!’ moment.  The tedious data collection happens, but at some moment, the brain, perhaps… Read more

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The Biggest Tree Stump in the Curio Bay Jurassic Forest

Back in the late 1980s I had the pleasure of meeting the English scientist David Bellamy. Bellamy was famous at the time as ‘The Botanic Man’, and he was in New Zealand to film for ‘Moa’s Ark’, a TV series and book about the development of… Read more