Films that will change how you see the world
2019 SCINEMA International Science Film Festival picks.
Science and storytelling meld into an emotional rollercoaster at SCINEMA, the southern hemisphere’s largest science f...
Inside the essence of internal life
Book explores links between mind and science fiction.
Max Planck, the German Nobel Prize-winning theoretical physicist and father of quantum theory, was not a man given to...
The roots of robots’ bad reputation
Robots have been treated poorly by story-tellers.
If the general public has a fairly dystopian and muddled view of computer vision and the machine-learning neural netw...
Australia’s biggest science film festival
The biggest science movie festival kicks off.
The southern hemisphere’s biggest science themed film festival, SCINEMA, kicks off in Australia on Tuesday May 28. ...
Call to correct Gulliver’s Travels food estimates
Researcher finds mistakes on Lilliputian physiology.
Calculations contained in Gulliver’s Travels, the satiric masterpiece written by Jonathan Swift in the early eighteen...
Eye disorders influence famous painters
Can some paintings in history be ascribed to impaired vision?
Vision is an important tool when creating a painted artwork. Vision is used to survey a scene, guide the artist’s mov...
Science and narratives of Indigenous Australia
New techniques are helping build more accurate stories.
Scientific and Indigenous knowledge systems have often been in conflict. In my view, too much is made of these confli...
Music really is a universal language
Songs share common forms and functions across cultures.
Tin Pan Alley, the Brill Building, Motown – all names synonymous with the creation of often formulaic yet highly succ...