Michael Lucy

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56 ENTRIES Michael Lucy is a writer based in Melbourne.



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The Politics

Bad example

Turning back asylum seekers is becoming popular, with tragic results

The Politics

The year of magical thinking

Joe Hockey’s budget is out of this world

Books

‘Clade’ by James Bradley

Hamish Hamilton; $32.99

Star noise

The world’s biggest radio telescope is under construction in Western Australia

Early examples of gene silencing in transgenic plants

Dr Graham’s patented elixir

Gene silencing, miracle cures and Balmain’s biggest biotech company

Books

‘Bleeding Edge’ by Thomas Pynchon

Jonathan Cape; $32.95

blog

Election night bingo

Everyone’s a winner

Film

‘Kon-Tiki’

Joachim Rønning & Espen Sandberg (directors)

‘Love Story’ by Florian Habicht (director), In limited release

Film

‘Love Story’ by Florian Habicht (director)

There are times and places to wear a fedora: while boot-legging in 1920s Chicago, for instance, or while being Michael Jackson. Florian Habicht, Love Story’s gangly Kiwi director, co-writer and protagonist, reckons another is while starring …

Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

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Oh when the saint

Francis Xavier's hand

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Higgs mass 125.3 ± 0.6 GeV

“Where do you want to sit for History?” one passing American asks another, before they settle on front row seats. It’s 4 July 2012; the venue is a bland convention centre auditorium in Melbourne. We’re waiting for scientists at the Conseil Européen …