The Science of Fireworks

Ever wondered about what’s behind the big bangs and bright sparks of New Year’s Eve? Nathan Kilah ignites the discussion. Seeing the relevance of chemical reactions on students everyday life can be hard for them, however the importance of fireworks … Continued

Jane Oppenheim and her career in science-based skincare

Researcher Dr Jane Oppenheim was the 2019 Clunies Ross Entrepreneur of the Year. In this article, you will find out about her career in pharmaceuticals and in the podcast, she talks about how science has laid the basis for both … Continued

Plug it into the wall

Chemists create ‘smart bricks’ for energy storage. This short article is suitable for year 8 and 10 chemistry and physics students. It demonstrates the importance of an understanding of energy storage and chemical properties in the development of technologies that … Continued