In the eye of a stellar cyclone

While on COVID lockdown, a University of Sydney honours student has written a research paper on…

Moon to Earth: WA to host space communications station

An optical communications station capable of receiving high-speed data transmissions from space is set to be…

Polycystic ovary syndrome treatment may hinge on diet, mouse study suggests

The Mediterranean diet may be investigated as a possible treatment for polycystic ovary syndrome after mice…

Bad last day ruined your holiday? Blame your brain

One part of our brains may overemphasise the importance of endings, which may explain why a…

What can online gaming reveal about the real world?

How player behaviour in the massive multiplayer online game EVE Online may reflect real world country…

Tweed Valley a ‘natural laboratory’ to test carbon sequestration theory

An idea to enhance natural carbon capture from olivine weathering to help combat climate change has…

How did Pluto get its glowing methane capped mountains?

Methane frost on mountain tops near Pluto’s equator is formed by a unique atmospheric process that…

Diamond-studded silk wound dressing detects infection and improves healing

Scientists have developed a next generation wound dressing that can detect infection and improve healing in…

Blinded by the light no more: Simulations show NASA’s James Webb Telescope will reveal hidden galaxies

Australian researchers find ways to overcome the blinding glare of quasarsNASA’s James Webb Space Telescope will…

Now you see it, now you don’t: Hidden colours discovered by coincidence

Scientists in Australia have stumbled across an unusual way to observe colour that had previously gone…

Creating software for the Mars Perseverance Rover mission

NASA has commissioned QUT to develop software to analyse scientific data that will be captured by…

Moon’s magnetic crust research sees scientists debunk long-held theory

New international research into the Moon provides scientists with insights as to how and why its…

The black hole always chirps twice: Scientists find clues to decipher the shape of black holes

Black holes are one the most fascinating objects in the Universe. At their surface, known as…

Astronomers turn up the heavy metal to shed light on star formation

Astronomers from The University of Western Australia’s node of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research…

Cats, vax and milkshakes – 2020 Australian Museum Eureka Prize finalists announced

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR 2020 AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM EUREKA PRIZES30TH ANNIVERSARY OF AUSTRALIA’S LEADING SCIENCE AWARDS51 finalists have…

NASA Asks: What Would You Pack for the Moon?

NASA is sending astronauts back to the Moon by 2024. What would you take if you…

More water found beneath Mars South Pole

Researchers have found evidence of a patchwork of salty lakes below the surface of Mars.It is…

Australian researchers call on citizen scientists to help collect storm data

Australia researchers are calling on storm chasers and members of the general public fascinated by severe…

Young physicist ‘squares the numbers’ on time travel

Paradox-free time travel is theoretically possible, according to the mathematical modelling of a prodigious University of…

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