Cosmos Briefing: The Hydrogen Solution
Experts discuss hydrogen as a renewable energy.
Join our Cosmos Briefing The Hydrogen Solution, Thursday 11 March. To combat the climate crisis, the world needs t...
5G: more science, same safety
New standards aim to shine a light on the scientific evidence.
The Australian guidelines for radio wave safety have been updated for the first time in nearly 20 years. The Australi...
How to jet power wind turbines
Fast lower-atmosphere winds have a complicated effect on wind power.
Wind farms and their turbines have been growing over the past decade – both in area and in height. The larger a tu...
How toxic is foam insulation?
Scientists call for rigorous analysis of under-tested chemicals used to make buildings “green”.
Since industrialisation, chemicals have been rolled out without sufficient testing, resulting in dire consequences fo...
Rover’s eye view
NASA releases thrilling film of Perseverance landing.
In a staggering series of images that allow viewers to relive landing day from a new perspective, NASA’s Perseverance...
Video: COVID-monitoring drones
Australian researchers build drones to remotely monitor health signs.
What do you get when you combine COVID-19, drones, cameras and AI? https://www.youtube.com/embed/eKSLs7lNl0Q Rese...
Perseverance pays off
NASA rover successfully down in Jezero Crater on Mars.
It started with the type of chatter you might hear from someone setting up a complex sound system. “Voice check, ...
How to sniff cancer
There could be an app for that.
It’s here: artificial dog intelligence. Exploiting canines’ extraordinary sense of smell, scientists have started tra...
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Cosmos Q&A: materials whirl
From sticking plasters to wearable tech, functional materials are all around us.
Engineer Madhu Bhaskaran co-leads the Functional Materials and Microsystems Research Group at RMIT University, Melbou...
Order in the court
It’s the Australian Open tennis: time for electronic line-judging to step up.
By Paul Connolly It's five games all in the third set of a women’s tennis major final and a second serve at deuce ...
3D-printed cancer fighter
High-tech, drug-delivering stent offers hope for oesophageal cancer patients.
The world’s first 3D-printed, drug-delivering oesophageal stent has been developed by Australian researchers at the U...