Story: Physics, chemistry and mathematics

Milk testing at the Dominion Laboratory

Milk testing at the Dominion Laboratory

Scientists test milk in the food laboratory of the Dominion Laboratory, Wellington. Much of the scientific work carried out in New Zealand has been applied science, aimed at assisting economic activities such as agriculture or mining. Scientists have often had to be creative to carry out their work with the limited resources available to them.

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Rebecca Priestley, 'Physics, chemistry and mathematics - Physical sciences, 1760s to 1890s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 July 2024)

Story by Rebecca Priestley, published 22 Oct 2014