Innovative Science Articles on our Bog| Smith Journal

The Dictionary of Winds

Sunday June 02, 2019

This meteorologist has compiled a list of just about every type of wind you can poke a weather vane at, from Abroholos to Zephyros and many other hair-ruffling gusts in between.

How to 'Rewild' Australia

Wednesday May 29, 2019

Would you like to see Tassie devils return to the Australian mainland? That’s just one of the proposals the global rewilding movement has made.

This Is Not A Squid

Sunday May 26, 2019

But it is a very life-like glass model of one – just one of hundreds of fake sea creatures crafted into existence in the 19th century.

Spoiler: kind of like a waterfall.

The Bob Emergency

Saturday May 11, 2019

Why are we running out of athletes named Bob? And more importantly, does it matter?

First, take a deep breath. Then read these instructions.

Read about the un-walking un-dead and go in the draw to win a double pass to this weekend’s Clunes Booktown Festival.

When the undead start walking the earth, Melbourne scientist (and inadvertent zombie expert) Greg Foliente will know what to do.

Want to know who you really are, deep down? Start by taking a look at who lives inside your digestive system.

How to Ride an Escalator

Thursday March 28, 2019

We’re sorry to break this to you, but you’re probably doing it wrong – and putting yourself, the escalator and common sense in danger.

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