cosmos briefing

  • Video

    Alan Duffy: a passion for science

    Outgoing RiAus Lead Scientist Alan Duffy chats about astrophysics and science communication.

    From staring at the night sky in Northern Ireland to now directing the Space Technology and Industry Institute at Swi...

    Astrophysics December 14, 2021
  • Video

    Nature, food and kinship

    How has the unique Australian landscape shaped foodways, plant use and kinship systems among Abor...

    Bringing Aboriginal food and plant knowledge to a new audience Most people know that Australia is home to many uni...

    Culture November 23, 2021
  • Video

    Soil carbon sequestration: how will it work?

    How much carbon can we farm back into the earth?

    Soil carbon sequestration seems like a win for everyone: it improves soil quality, removes CO2 from the atmosphere, a...

    Climate November 18, 2021
  • Video

    Cosmos Briefing: Is COP26 a game changer?

    What’s at stake at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference.

    Scientists say that 2021 is our last chance to stop the effects of climate change from fundamentally disrupting the w...

    Climate October 26, 2021
  • Video

    Nature is for everyone

    How to break down the barriers to make nature accessible for all.

    The outdoors has something for everyone, but is nature accessible to all? This panel explores the diverse valu...

    Society October 19, 2021
  • Video

    The Hydrogen solution

    Experts discuss the future of hydrogen as a fuel.

    Recent news about state hydrogen stategies brings this potential fuel solution back into the foreground. But what is ...

    Earth October 14, 2021
  • Does science even know what truth is, anyway?

    ‘Truth decay’ is eroding the world we live in. But has science had a role to play in its rapid ad...

    “You can’t just hope to pour a big bucket of science into [people] as if they’re just an empty vessel waiting to be f...

    Behaviour September 17, 2021
  • Video

    Cosmos Briefing: The Circular Economy

    As Australia stands to make more money off recycling batteries, experts discuss the circular econ...

    What is the circular economy, and how can it be achieved? As experts discuss the topic, a new report shows that Austr...

    Cosmos Briefing March 25, 2021
  • Event

    Five things you didn’t know about lithium

    Lithium has unexpected origins and uses.

    Our next regular Cosmos Briefing asks the question: Is Lithium the Answer? We are drilling down on lithium and the...

    Earth January 13, 2021