• Gallery: Seeing Things Differently

    Science and X-ray photography from young South Australians.

    Next week, hundreds of virtual and in-person events are going to happen across the country as part of National Scienc...

    Culture August 12, 2021
  • Snapshot

    The dark captured in wonderful ways

    Here are the five winning photographs.

    The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) has announced the results of its first – but planned annual – Capture th...

    Features June 30, 2020
  • Butterfly shot a clear winner

    Winner of prestigious ecology photo comp announced.

    On the underside of a leaf in the southern Andes of Ecuador, a clearwing butterfly clings.The butterfly (Hypomeniti...

    Animals March 10, 2019
  • Supersonic shock syndrome

    New imaging system produces artful results.

    This extraordinary image shows two Northrop T-38 Talon two-seat, twinjet supersonic jet trainers hitting supersonic s...

    Technology March 7, 2019
  • Spying around corners just got easier

    It’s simply a matter of making a wall act like a mirror. Natalie Parletta reports.

    Objects that are out of sight could now be captured with an ordinary digital camera, according to new research publis...

    Technology January 23, 2019
  • Beauty at the micro-scale

    Moth under the microscope reveals its true colours.

    Magnified to 20 times its normal size, the wing of the sunset moth (Urania ripheus) reveals a riot of dazzling scales...

    Biology January 17, 2019
  • Carrion baggage

    A bird swoops, a shutter clicks.

    A striated caracra (Phalcoboenus australis) swoops down on the exposed remains of an orca, buried under the shifting ...

    Birds December 11, 2018
  • Fox on the run

    Even in deepest suburbia, nature finds a way.

    A wild fox in north London, UK, passes by a piece Banksy-esque street art. This image, taken by UK photographer Matth...

    Animals December 10, 2018
  • In a quiet grove, a quoll appears

    Photographer captures an image of a rarely seen creature.

    It took Australian photographer David Gallan three years of patient searching to capture this gorgeous image of a rar...

    Animals October 18, 2018
  • The stellar and the sacred

    The hunt is on for the world’s best astronomy photographs.

    This extraordinary time-lapse photograph, showing the night sky above sacred Mongolian stone heaps known as Ovoos, is...

    Space July 19, 2018
  • Wild, free and funny

    Animals are beautiful … and sometimes gloriously daft.

    Drawing attention to the importance of conservation doesn’t always have to be a serious business. Sometimes a laugh i...

    Nature July 15, 2018
  • Man who melded science and photography

    The first clear photographs of a female face, and the moon.

    In science, one person’s discovery can open the door to a rush of advancements, supplemental developments and ancilla...

    Chemistry April 26, 2018
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