keywords: String Theory

  • ENVIRONMENT

    At odds with the 'celebrity science'

    • Marko Beljac
    • 23 July 2008
    9 Comments

    It is easier to get a job or get on the box doing superstring theory — the elusive 'theory of everything'. Progress in the field is being conducted without reference to empirical reality, revealing a market driven form of collective irrationality.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    State of the Universe address

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 18 May 2007

    Juliette Hughes tells it like it is (or, how it should be).

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Howletts

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 04 July 2006

    Juliette Hughes talks with the animals.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Book reviews

    • Andrew Hamilton, Godfrey Moase
    • 04 July 2006

    Reviews of Justice, Jesus, and the Jews; The Land is a Map: Placenames of Indigenous Origin in Australia; Don’t Tell the Prime Minister; Unfinished Business: America and Cuba after the Cold War 1989–2001, and The Double Helix.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Wintry conscience

    • Edmund Campion
    • 01 July 2006

    George Orwell’s take on language has an increasing contemporary relevance

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Ethics in a time of terror

    • Godfrey Moase
    • 08 May 2006

    Godfrey Moase reviews Peter Singer’s The president of good & evil and Patricia Marchak’s Reigns of Terror.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    The story of an unknown Libyan

    • Anthony Ham
    • 25 April 2006

    For many years a pariah, the nation run by Colonel Mu’ammar Gaddafi has suddenly become the darling of the West

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