Australis Oscar 5

Fifty years ago, on 1970 January 23, the first built, second launched Australian satellite was orbited from California. Australis Oscar 5 was an amateur radio satellite built by students at Melbourne University, and was the first satellite to be built in Australia. Unfortunately, it was beaten to the launch pad by Wresat. On The Space Show on January 22, to

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Away With The Galahs

“The Space Show” goes off with the galahs to investigate, in song, topics such as flat-earth, fake moon-landings, alien faces on Mars, anti-NASAism, and other whacky concepts. But as you listen, just remember Ira Gershwin’s line from Porgy and Bess: “It Ain’t Necessarily So.” We invite you to listen from 7 pm to 8 pm on Wednesday 2020 January 15.

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Film review: ‘LITTLE WOMEN’, by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Little Women, directed by Greta Gerwig, is the seventh cinema adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s bestselling semi-autobiographical 1868 novel; the first film version having appeared in 1917. Gerwig’s adaptation, like Gillian Armstrong’s 1994 version, intelligently combines historical fiction, romance, comedy, tragedy and feminism for a very pleasing, if at times slow-moving film. Little Women tells the story of the March

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