- Bats and micro-bats. For more information, check the Australasian Bat Society website, in particular their excellent Fact Sheets.
- Launchpod, Vanessa’s new podcast. A series of interviews with a wide range of people with space-related careers such as space-archaeologists, artists, meteorite-collectors and much more.
- Two-Site Solution: South Africa and Australia/New Zealand Awarded New Telescope
- Here be Dragons – The successful launch and docking of the first privately built spacecraft to dock with the International Space Station
- Cotton t-shirt to charge mobile phones
- Researchers Have Created Glasses That Indicate Obstacles to Patients With Visual Handicaps
- World Health Organization weighs in on Fukushima
- June 6: The Transit of Venus – How To Watch Online
- June 4: Partial Lunar Eclipse
Image source: Lindy Lumsden
Vanessa Hill is an education officer for CSIRO, Australia’s national science organisation. As a science communicator, she says she “makes science fun and accessible for all ages, and blows stuff up”. She blogs here and tweets at @nessyhill.
Micaela Jemison is a bat ecologist and science communicator at the Department of Sustainability and Environment’s Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research, a leading centre for applied ecological research.