Giant eddy currents in the sea spread heat. But if trapped in place, they can cause marine heatwaves deadly to sea life. And there’s a big one shaping up off Sydney right now.
A sea voyage and a satellite mission will combine to produce a more detailed picture of the ocean’s currents than ever before.
Six new grants for industry collaboration will fund research in engineering, science, business, and the humanities.
Shrinking satellites are making it cheaper and more accessible to do science in space.
The game of curling is centuries old, but exactly what makes the stones curl as they slide over the ice is still a mystery.
A trip to the beach is a perfect opportunity to explore the peculiar properties of some fascinating fluids.
The grisly discovery of a disembodied foot on a NSW beach was a tragic twist in the mystery of missing woman Melissa Caddick. Such tragedies can also reveal hidden currents connecting the planet.
There's much more to waves than the part you see at the beach. And it can all start hundreds, if not thousands, of kilometres from the shore.
Almost 30 years ago the world responded to the realisation that our ozone layer was in trouble. But an alarming recent development shows there is no room for complacency, write Shane Keating and Darry Waugh.