The people of Churchill, MB, in the arctic north of Canada have some very unusual neighbours; because they live on the migrational path of polar bears, seldom does a day go by without at least one bear sighting in town.
June Mills is an Aboriginal activist and artist from a tribe called the Larrakia, who have traditionally lived near the city of Darwin, Northern Australia. She has spent much of her life dealing with the traumas of European colonization and the Stolen Generation.
11,126 pieces of rocks have been distributed throughout the world to 31 scientists for a huge research project on the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs. One of those scientists is Dr. Ludovic Ferrière, at Vienna’s Natural History Museum.
I attended Starmus, a space, science and astrophysics conference on the Spanish island of Tenerife. Attendees included Stephen Hawking, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Brian May, Brian Cox, Brian Greene, and Brian Eno. We talked about the Future.