Belinda Ferrari

Space communication satellite

Eleven new grants for industry collaboration will fund research in engineering, science, and critical social issues.

Robinson Ridge in the east Antarctic

UNSW researchers have found their previous discovery of bacteria living on air in Antarctica is likely a process that occurs globally, further supporting the potential existence of microbial life on alien planets.

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A discovery that microbes in Antarctica can scavenge hydrogen, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide from the air to stay alive in such extreme conditions has implications for the search for life on other planets.