Aquarius Project Visualizations

The Aquarius Project is a large-scale collaborative programme of the Virgo Consortium, similar in scope and scale to the Millennium Simulation project. The principal set of Aquarius simulations contains six examples of an isolated halo similar in mass to that of the Milky Way. These are simulated in their full cosmological context (assuming the concordance…

Put more Journalism into Science Journalism

Science journalist Michele Catanzaro on research in the media from an  international, non-naive view – HITS public talk on Tuesday, November 11, 4 p.m., Studio Villa Bosch in Heidelberg. Mexican nano-terrorists, Turkish quadrupedals, fractal cancer cures, Thatcherian genes… many stories show that good science journalism can save lives, and bad science journalism can kill (literally).…