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“Science gives young people respect for evidence-based thinking" – Australia's first astronaut Dr Andy Thomas AO on #WhyScienceMatters nitter.fdn.fr/Science_Academy/… #ausvotes22 #auspol
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“There’s an expectation that if you’re not burning out, it means that you're not working hard enough”-@EMCRForum co-deputy Chair @TahaSciencing, adding that these issues particularly affect minorities. Check out comments from @EMCRForum & others: go.nature.com/3a1f3Hu @Nature
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JOB ALERT: Do you know someone who is well organised, has great attention to detail and is a talented communicator? Come join our International team at the Academy as our new International and Awards Officer! #CanberraJobs 📷: Rachel Jackson science.org.au/about-us/care…
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Astronomers have revealed the first image of the black hole at the heart of our galaxy. The image was produced by a global research team called the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration, using observations from a worldwide network of radio telescopes. @ESO #BlackHole
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Australia is losing droves of its best talent to overseas companies. ABC Radio's Nightlife program this week discussed, 'How bright is Australia's future in R&D?' featuring our Chief Executive Anna-Maria Arabia (@AYYEMM). abc.net.au/radio/programs/ni… #WhyScienceMatters #ausvotes2022
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“We shouldn’t be debating whether or not climate change is happening, we should be debating what to do about it” – Australia's first astronaut Dr Andy Thomas AO on #WhyScienceMatters. Watch:
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This is the paper describing the pathogenic mutation in Kathleen’s Folbigg daughters, who died suddenly. Sadly she remains in jail. 435 days waiting for an announcement from @MarkSpeakman on the petition to release her, supported by 150 eminent scientists. academic.oup.com/europace/ar…
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Join us @ShineDome for a free screening of @Tribeca entry #PictureAScientist followed by a panel discussion. Three scientists provide a new perspective on how to revolutionise the culture of science. Mon 16 May. Register: science.org.au/news-and-even… vimeo.com/405966332
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Here are the reasons it is recommended people get their booster after getting COVID-19. #FightingCov2 #GetBoosted
Do you know someone who is well organised, has great attention to detail and is a talented communicator? Come join our communication team at the Academy as our new International and Awards Officer! #CanberraJobs 📷: Rachel Jackson science.org.au/about-us/care…
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Just wow! Throughout history we've peered into the heart of the Milky Way and wondered what's there. Well, now we've seen it, and our nearby supermassive black hole cannot be unseen 🤩 Enjoy 🌑 @ausphysics @ARC_OzGRav @WomenSciAUST @ourANU @ANUmedia @PhysicsANU (pic Olive+Maeve)
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The image of the black hole, known as Sagittarius A*, is the first direct visual evidence of the presence of this giant – which is four million times more massive than our Sun. This new view confirms a prediction of Einstein’s theory that black holes are basically all the same.
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"In my field, if we don’t get the science right, and it’s not targeted, there’s serious, serious costs" – Mental health expert Scientia Professor Richard Bryant AC FAA on #WhyScienceMatters.
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Listen to our Chief Executive Anna-Maria Arabia (@AYYEMM) on ABC's Nightlife program discussing the topic, 'How bright is Australia's future in R&D?' #WhyScienceMatters #ausvotes22 abc.net.au/radio/programs/ni…
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Astronomers have revealed the first image of the black hole at the heart of our galaxy. The image was produced by a global research team called the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration, using observations from a worldwide network of radio telescopes. @ESO #BlackHole
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The image of the black hole, known as Sagittarius A*, is the first direct visual evidence of the presence of this giant – which is four million times more massive than our Sun. This new view confirms a prediction of Einstein’s theory that black holes are basically all the same.
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Academy Fellow Prof Susan Scott (@Our_ANU) says the image bears remarkable similarity to the first image obtained by the EHT of the supermassive black hole in the galaxy M87, even though that black hole is about 1,000 times larger. Learn more:
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On International Women in Maths Day, watch Academy Fellow and @SydneyMaths Professor Nalini Joshi (@monsoon0) share how she became the first female maths professor at Sydney Uni bit.ly/v33WfK #WomenInMaths
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It's time to celebrate Indigenous scientists! The @Science_Academy is calling for applications for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scientist Award. Candidates from all genders & a broad geographical distribution are encouraged to apply. 👉ow.ly/UNv450J4MYa
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On behalf of the Academy, President Prof John Shine AC PresAA FRS extends our deepest condolences to Bill’s wife, Patricia, his family, his friends and his colleagues. Learn more about Prof Levick's work on our website: science.org.au/profile/bill-…
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