Fire, floods and ice

How Antarctic science helps us understand Australian weather and climate. The last Australian summer delivered hot weather and bushfires on scales not recorded before, followed closely by heavy rains and flooding. Why then, should we be thinking about science on … Continued

A short history of atoms

In the centuries since the discovery of the famously uncuttable atom, scientists and philosophers alike have delved deeply into its form and function. As our powers of observation become increasingly sophisticated, we’ve found there is much yet to learn, as … Continued

Head in the Clouds

You've heard of cloud nine – but what about clouds one through 10? Looking to the heavens, weather presenter and meteorologist Nate Byrne handcuffs thunder, throws lightning in jail, and even comes up with an entirely new word for “fog”. … Continued

Can water be two types of liquid?

Researchers offer evidence to support decades-old theory about liquid water. Demonstrate an application of states of matter and particles to Chemistry students in years 5 and 8.   Word Count: 492 Credit: Yu Liang Lim/EyeEm/Getty Images. Cold water behaves strangely. … Continued

This Show Is NOT Rubbish – Ep6: In the Bag

The Trash Can Man is on a mission to turn TRASH into (scientific) TREASURE! Hidden inside every pile of refuse and rejectamenta are a billion different possibilities... It's 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, BLAST OFF... with an ordinary scrap of … Continued

‘Ghost imaging’ could lead to safer and cheaper 3D X-rays

Topics: Biological Sciences - The Body Chemical Sciences - Atoms; Particle Models Physical Sciences - Energy Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Form and Function Chemical Sciences - Properties of Matter Physical Sciences - Energy   … Continued