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Dominion Post: All hail our mighty Kiwi chemists

Peter Griffin posted in on January 17th, 2011.

Bob Brockie writes, in an opinion piece in the Dominion Post, about chemists: New Zealand’s real genuises. He points out that all three Novel Prizes won by Kiwis, were awarded to chemists, and talks of some of the other less well-known work conducted by chemists every day in New Zealand. An excerpt: (read in full […]

Professor Fowler: Don’t forget the blue sky stuff

Peter Griffin posted in on November 12th, 2008.

A highlight of last night’s Science Honours Dinner in Wellington was a speech by Professor Mary Fowler. the great grand daughter of our most famous scientist Ernest Rutherford. While the scientific Pandora’s box of the last century was the atomic energy Rutherford had a hand in discovering, Fowler said the big scientific issues of this […]

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