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Magnetic Compass, a Gimme from an Iron-Rich Earth

Starting as a field scientist in the heady days when men were men and GPS was not available to common civilians, I learned my way around a compass pretty well.  161 more words



A theodolite /θˈɒdəlt/ is a precision instrument for measuring angles in the horizontal and vertical planes. 162 more words


SouWEST 2014 underway - and the whales are not disappointing!

The Curtin University Theodolite team started observations in early November.  It’s great to be back – a home away from home! This year the team includes volunteers from Brazil, Croatia, China, France, New Zealand and Australia (plus our normal composition of Venezuelan, Colombian and Scottish!). 308 more words

Blue Whales

A brief abstract of my job.

Marine Mammals and seabirds, my passion but also my condemnation. I have tried to update the blog several times, with no success, because of some health setbacks and also because of the work. 471 more words


AnElephant = MC Squared

AnElephantCant just steal ideas from anywhere
Well actually he can and he does so quite frequently
Even from his friend Emmy
Who is une amie… 207 more words

Daft Rhymes

7 Great Ways to Augment Your Reality—beyond Google Glass

If you took a pass on Glass during Google’s one-day public sale of its wearable computer last week, you’re not alone. Futuristic or not, most people aren’t thrilled at the idea of dropping $1,500 on a still-in-beta gadget that makes you look just a little geeky. 491 more words