STELR Career Profiles in STEM – Architect

Kate Douglas is a senior architect for Outlines Landscape Architecture in Melbourne. Her experience has been in design-focused architectural practices where the detail is as important as the spirit behind the very first concept. She is particularly interested in public … Continued

How do radio telescopes work?

Astronomers have different ways of watching the universe, including optical telescopes like Hubble and radio telescopes like the SKA. But how do radio telescopes actually work? This animation shows you how both dish and dipole antennae receive radio waves to … Continued

STELR Career Profiles in STEM – Systems Engineer

Find out about the work of Systems Engineer, Archana Sathivelu in her career with Hydrix, a biomedical manufacturer in Australia. Highlight some lesser-known careers in STEM in this series to inspire students. Increasing awareness of careers in STEM is a … Continued

How many stars are there in space?

Exactly how many stars are in space? – MeeSong. Astronomer Brian Jackson answers a student’s question about the number of stars in space, and the answer is mind-boggling. This explainer article and resource are best suited to Earth and Space … Continued

Aurora Traditions of the First Australians

The Southern Lights of the Aurora Australis are writ large in the storytelling traditions of Indigenous Australians, write Krystal De Napoli and Duane Hamacher. This article demonstrates real-world applications of magnetism, electrical charge and waves to Physics students, the features … Continued