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The original ‘Waterworld’

The original ‘Waterworld’

This week in Side View: where does water come from? Plus, Turkey's nukes, dispatches from the nanny state, and old age sucks.

How science withstands political attacks

How science withstands political attacks

Despite years of attacks by Coalition governments, Australian scientists still manage to do their jobs. This is how.

Boris Johnson to suspend UK parliament

Boris Johnson to suspend UK parliament

Good morning, early birds. Boris Johnson will suspend parliament in a bid to halt Brexit resistance, and NSW Labor has suspended general secretary Kaila Murnain amid fallout from the party's donations scandal. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Gutting the future, one start-up at a time

Gutting the future, one start-up at a time

Interest rates are sitting at record lows and the world of start-ups is booming. But there are much more important things that need investment.

Of ice and men

Of ice and men

This week: the perils of privilege, the whitening of pot, invisible galaxies, Modi's dark victory, and what freezing does to language.

A (follow-up) guide to Australian denialism

A (follow-up) guide to Australian denialism

Australia has its fair share of those who reject scientific consensus (and common wisdom).

Are Alan Jones and Co responsible for science denialism?

Are Alan Jones and Co responsible for science denialism?

Or are Jones and his ilk more likely to influence politicians, rather than change minds within the general population?

What kind of evangelical is Scott Morrison?

What kind of evangelical is Scott Morrison?

What type of evangelical is Scott Morrison? The overnight Christian who sought God for practical reasons? Or is he the true believer, who got the faith young, and sees it as the core organising principle of his world?

The amoeba theory of politics in Australia

The amoeba theory of politics in Australia

An obsession with the writings of an pioneering naturalist led to the question: what if politicians are just like amoeba?

How denialists Kenny and Bolt royally screwed up reporting of climate paper

How denialists Kenny and Bolt royally screwed up reporting of climate paper

Wrong again, fellas. Master's student in sustainability Tom Allen helps Andrew Bolt and Chris Kenny understand basic climate science.