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Paul Callaghan’s vision, five years on – Reflections on Science

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on November 16th, 2016.

To launch its new science section, The Spinoff asked Kiwi scientists reflect on Sir Paul Callaghan’s vision of making New Zealand “the place talent wants to live”. An excerpt (read in full): Sir Peter Gluckman: Paul would be pleased – and impatient Paul was a good friend with whom I had many conversations about the […]

Kiwi research opposes ‘opposites attract’ rule

John Kerr posted in on May 24th, 2012.

“Everything you thought you knew about electrostatics is probably wrong”  declares the first line of a Nature News article examining recent research from MacDiarmid Physics Professor John Lekner. Prof Lekner’s research appears on the international science news site by virtue of it’s findings – which seem to go against the classic physics adage, ‘opposites attract’. […]

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