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Aussie Astronomer Thanks The Academy For Award Win
It’s one of the world’s most prestigious awards in science, it’s only handed out every two years and it’s been going for longer than the Nobel prize – and it’s just been won by an Australian woman astronomer.
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Young star is born of fire
In a galaxy far, far away (or somewhere a little closer) at around 22,000 light-years away, a young star is growing up and the way it has undergone its growth spurt has been observed for the very first time from earth.
The forgotten Aussie sci-fi classic rivalling Doctor Who loading...
The forgotten Aussie sci-fi classic rivalling Doctor Who
Australians have always led the world in many areas, but most importantly in TV – with the steamy avant-garde Number 96 beating its tawdry counterpart Sex and the City onto the small screen by a generation.
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Jane Goodall remains in her prime
This week we celebrate International Women's Day and how can we not mention one of the world’s leading primatologists and anthropologists, Jane Goodall, famous for her work with chimpanzees – which has spanned more than half a century.
Did early humans in India survive a supervolcano? loading...
Did early humans in India survive a supervolcano?
Stone tools hint that the population weathered the biggest eruption in two million years, but some researchers aren’t convinced.
Remembering Katherine Johnson, NASA's 'Hidden Figures' hero, for her love of numbers loading...
Remembering Katherine Johnson, NASA's 'Hidden Figures' hero, for her love of numbers
The pioneering mathematician helped send the first U.S. astronauts to space—including on the Apollo flights to the moon.
Is a world without trash possible? loading...
Is a world without trash possible?
The vision of a “circular economy”—where we use resources sparingly and recycle endlessly—is inspiring businesses and environmentalists alike.
The world wants to eat more octopus. Is farming them ethical? loading...
The world wants to eat more octopus. Is farming them ethical?
Both highly intelligent and a culinary delicacy, the animals are at the centre of a controversy that pits the conservation of wild octopuses against the ethics of mass-breeding them.
Why travel restrictions aren't stopping the coronavirus loading...
Why travel restrictions aren't stopping the coronavirus
Here’s what the latest science says about whether travel bans, border screenings, and quarantines are thwarting the ongoing outbreak.
Major Satellite Could Help With Ground Control loading...
Major Satellite Could Help With Ground Control
Australia could assist small Pacific island nations in their efforts to mitigate against climate change from space thanks to a partnership between the CSIRO and the UK Space Agency.
New York City has a turtle problem loading...
New York City has a turtle problem
Abandoned pets are wreaking havoc on city parks.
Complicated Cosmic Dance loading...
Complicated Cosmic Dance
First described by Einstein over a century ago, frame dragging theory is a rather complicated concept which basically suggests space is elastic. What it loosely means is when space is effected, so is time.

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