Nicky Phillips Google+

Nicky Phillips

Nicky Phillips is Science Editor for The Sydney Morning Herald.

Teary tell-all

Packer's last words to his son

Nicky Phillips DEATH gives most people perspective. When facing his end, the tough and, at times, ''terrifying'' Kerry Packer took the opportunity to tell his son, James, something every parent should say to their...

Faces from the past: the long search for pictorial identities

John William Lindt photograph

Nicky Phillips WHEN Janet and Sam Cullen bought a collection of early Aboriginal photographs to stop it leaving the country in early 2004, the couple had no idea their purchase was the beginning of a nine-year...