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Today’s Google Doodle: Sarah Durack and her swimsuit

Living in Australia today, with swimming pools and lessons a fact of life for both girls and boys from the age of three to four months till well into their nineties, it seems hard to believe that the idea of … Continue reading

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Today’s Google Doodle: Dimitri Mendeleev

In the first volume of Principles of Chemistry Mendeleev discussed only eight of the then known sixty-three elements. He finished with the halogens, including chlorine and iodine. When he began the second volume he found that he needed to organise … Continue reading

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Mr Squiggle! The Man From The Moon!

If you were a child in Australia in the late 1980s in a house with a television set, you would definitely have seen ‘Mr Squiggle the Man from the Moon’. He had a pencil where his nose should have been, … Continue reading

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