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By Author: Anna Namuren

Waite, there’s more...

Australian Mueaxseame? Edgar Waite muses on spelling blunders in 1906.

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 01 Oct 2014

Information graphics with bite

We show you how a venom apparatus works.

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 21 Aug 2014

If Twitter was around in the 1800s: the Waite diaries

We summarise a diary of Edgar Waite, zoologist and Museum curator, in 17 tweets.

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Science, Date: 01 Aug 2014

Sorry JPEG, sometimes you're a pixellated mess

Don't knock nostalgia when you're knee-deep in a 35 mm slide collection.

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 24 Jun 2014

Make a wish for the Web

Last month was the 25th birthday of the World Wide Web.

By: Anna Namuren, Duncan Loxton, Category: Science, Date: 09 Apr 2014

The art of apps: Archives wants you to hold our 150-year-old paintings

‘The Art of Science: butterfly and moth paintings by the Scott sisters' is a free, award-winning app available for iOS and Android phones.

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Science, Date: 04 Mar 2014

Mr EJ Bryce came home with a sun god in his suitcase

75 years ago the Museum received an intriguing donation, a replica of the Aztec Calendar Stone.

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 15 Jan 2014

Do you want to be preserved forever?

No alcohol required - the specimens we’re maintaining are documents, photographs and emerging forms of media and data.

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 01 Jan 2014

anti-capitalisation at the australian museum

We were part of a revolution in the 1970s and weren’t afraid to have it writ large on the side of the building.

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 04 Dec 2013

Win: Make an app to remix and reinterpret our collection

Help make the world of scientific illustration accessible to a wider audience.

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 13 Nov 2013