School of Physical Environmental and Mathematical Sciences

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An accidental find of a collection of young red dwarf stars close to our solar system could give a rare glimpse of slow-motion planet formation. 

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Wildlife photography acts as a torch, shining a light onto the face of extinction so that extraordinary species are not lost to the darkness. But it is then up to the rest of us to act and make a change, writes Dustin Welbourne. 

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Researchers and firefighters have long speculated that fire tornadoes might exist. Now we know they do, write Jason Sharples and Rick McRae.

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The use of "final offer" arbitration could lead to more efficient dispute resolutions, saving conflicted parties time, money and reputation, write Rohan Alexander and Ben O'Neill.

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Automated cameras and microphones will help better connect the public with life in the wild, writes Dustin Welbourne.

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Our obsession with speed and our reliance on cars as a supposedly fast mode of transport may be an underlying cause of our lack of time, writes Paul Tranter.