Several leaks have "opened up'' at the Otago Museum after a
recent run of wet weather.
Nasa deputy administrator Dava Newman, previously a
professor of astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of
Technology,was in Dunedin this week and spoke to reporter
John Gibb about Nasa's plans for a manned landing on Mars by
NASA is seeking wide international support for its plan for
astronauts to get their "boots on Mars'' by 2039.
Parking issues, and the probable need for a new parking
building, are looming large as talks begin over plans to
build a new Otago Regional Council headquarters in Dowling
"Anyone else for Mapping the Universe?''
Research into using a neuroprotective protein to counter
Alzheimer's disease is among many University of Otago
research projects boosted by $912,0000 in latest Neurological
University of Otago-led researchers have spotted the
mysterious Shepherd's beaked whale off the Dunedin coast -
the first confirmed sighting of this "rare and elusive''
whale in New Zealand waters.
Days after exploding a nitrogen "bomb''in a "great big
science class'', Dr Dave Warren will take a "leap into the
unknown'' by bringing his Dunedin chemistry outreach work to
Taiwan and Malaysia.
University of Otago marine biologists Profs Steve Dawson and
Liz Slooten have received a national award marking their
"outstanding contributions'' to marine conservation and
For several minutes, it seemed an innovative "great big
science class'' would end not with a bang but a whimper in
Dunedin yesterday, when a liquid nitrogen "bomb'' failed to
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