The perils of science include six weeks without showers

Steve Evans
Updated May 23 2024 - 11:04am, first published 6:00am

There's a downside to being one of Australia's top scientists. It means field trips where there are no fields, and temperatures drop way below freezing. There is no shower or change of clothes for six weeks. There are blizzards.

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Steve Evans

Steve Evans


Steve Evans is a reporter on The Canberra Times. He's been a BBC correspondent in New York, London, Berlin and Seoul and the sole reporter/photographer/paper deliverer on The Glen Innes Examiner in country New South Wales. "All the jobs have been fascinating - and so it continues."

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