The current debate about our planetary future is infused with fear that we may lose some economic prosperity during the transition to a low-carbon economy. Although those fears are largely misplaced, it is nonetheless important to examine to what extent our wellbeing as a species relies on economic growth. Do we need growth to be happy?
When it's time to polish the mirror on the Zadko telescope, it's not simply a matter of getting out the Windex and a soft cloth.
Cleaning, polishing, maintaining and resurfacing the mirror on the one-metre Cassegrain optical telescope near the Gravity Discovery Centre at Gingin requires specialised technical skills that John Moore will develop in France later this year.