How does 3D printing work?

Additive manufacturing has extended past manufacturing and into prototyping, fashion and even medicine. Learn about the different 3D printing devices and the pros and cons of each. This resource is best suited to Year 8 and 10 Chemistry students looking … Continued

Science of Sci-Fi

We all suspend a certain amount of disbelief when we immerse ourselves in a blockbuster movie. But for a geek like astrophysicist Alan Duffy, it’s particularly annoying how the elegance and beauty of physics is routinely spurned by Hollywood filmmakers … Continued

Renewable Energy

We don’t have to be tied to dirty coal-fired power stations for our energy needs. We have real options, explains Sarah Keenihan. This excellent explainer article talks about the different forms of renewable energy and the impact they have on … Continued

Let’s talk about sex. Beetle sex.

The sex life of the British burying beetle is really pretty disgusting, and Dr Megan Head gets to study it for a living. Find out how this scientist is learning about how animals respond to climate change by studying the … Continued