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How Game of Thrones’ Emmy-award-winning battle scene was made

It’s only fair to share…How Game of Thrones’ Emmy-award-winning battle scene was made Peter Allen, University of Melbourne Melbourne based visual effects provider Iloura – also known for creating ghosts for the 2016 reboot of Ghostbusters – has won its first Emmy for the Game Of Thrones (GoT) season six episode “Battle of the Bastards”…. Read more »

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Why a four-day workweek is not good for your health

It’s only fair to share…Why a four-day workweek is not good for your health Allard Dembe, The Ohio State University Many employers and employees love the thought of a four-day workweek. Supposedly, a four-day work schedule allows workers extra time to pursue leisure activities and family togetherness. Spurred on by visions of spending more time… Read more »

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What exactly is the scientific method and why do so many people get it wrong?

It’s only fair to share…What exactly is the scientific method and why do so many people get it wrong? Peter Ellerton, The University of Queensland Claims that the “the science isn’t settled” with regard to climate change are symptomatic of a large body of ignorance about how science works. So what is the scientific method,… Read more »

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Where’s your data? It’s not actually in the cloud, it’s sitting in a data centre

It’s only fair to share…Where’s your data? It’s not actually in the cloud, it’s sitting in a data centre Brett Neilson, Western Sydney University; Ned Rossiter, Western Sydney University, and Tanya Notley, Western Sydney University Without data centres, today’s world stops. Flights are grounded, Wall Street closes, and the internet grinds to a halt. Yet… Read more »

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Ancient life in Greenland and the search for life on Mars

It’s only fair to share…Ancient life in Greenland and the search for life on Mars David Flannery, NASA Australian geologists say they have found ancient microbial fossils in 3.7 billion-year-old rocks in Greenland. The finding, reported in Nature last month, is some 200 million years older than previously accepted fossils. Previously, the best-known evidence for… Read more »