Explore Magazine - Summer 2014
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Editor Brendan Atkins
Design Louise Cornwell
Production Jenny Hooker
Views expressed are not necessarily those of the Museum.
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- 1 - From the Director
Kim McKay makes an entrance
- 3 - In this issue
You're guide to the editor's stories
- 10 - Building capacity
Training young scientists in Southeast Asia by Jodi Rowley
- 22 - Reptiles and amphibians of Australia
Reviewed by Chris Hosking
- 33 - Members message
Serena Todd’s guide to upcoming events
- 8 - Opening our doors
Preparing for the Museum’s first exhibition by Rose Docker
- 5 - Special feature
25 years of the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes
- 14 - Douglas Grant: Aboriginal Digger
His was an accomplished yet tragic life by Elizabeth McKinnon
- 16 - Life among the Aztecs Life could be hard for Aztec commoners
By Fran Dorey
- 23 - Meeting Hal Cogger
A living legend of Australian natural history by Maxine Kauter
- 24 - Bilum in the Maketi Ples
A traditional weaving technique finds new expression by Yvonne Carrillo-Huffman
- 26 - What on earth is a goniometer?
It was state-of-the-art apparatus … in 1902 by Patricia Egan
- 30 - Remembering Harry Wickham
He brought two surprising gifts from the Solomons by Scott Mitchell
- 9 - Musings
What’s new in culture
- 12 - Australian Museum Foundation
The Drier collection comes home by Mandy Reid
- Centre - Xplorer young scientist liftout
Crystal world centre
- 19 - Xplanations
Search > Discover
- 20 - In your backyard
with Martyn Robinson
- 29 - Photofeast
Getting up close to crystal
- 33 - Members events
Travel, talks and more