• Sam Heselev
  1. Making a noise about wind farms

    More and more wind turbines are popping up in Australia. As the number of wind farms rises, complaints about wind power continue. People who live near …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/10/21/wind-farms

  2. The man who poisoned himself and won a Nobel Prize

    What causes stomach ulcers? Back in the early 1980s, the medical world already knew what caused stomach ulcers: stress, and too much spicy food. But two …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/10/07/the-man-who-poisoned-himself-and-won-a-nobel-prize

  3. Is your dishwasher saving the planet?

    As one of Melbourne’s many renters, I’ve inspected some very ordinary apartments. Places with no light, or noisy neighbours, a poky kitchen, strange smells, mysterious stains. …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/09/29/is-your-dishwasher-saving-the-planet

  4. Why facts don’t matter

    Consider this experiment. A researcher presents a group of university students with two studies. One suggests capital punishment is effective in combatting crime; the other says …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/09/03/why-facts-dont-matter