Science & Tech

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A new Centre of Excellence headquartered at UNSW and led by Professor Andy Pitman will focus on understanding the processes that trigger extreme weather and climate events.

 

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Marine heatwaves have increased over the past century as a direct result of warming oceans, with significant impacts on biodiversity, fisheries, tourism and aquaculture.

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While some things glow all the time, glow-in-the-dark paint must be ‘told to glow’ - just like a phone needs to be charged or it won’t work.

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A new Centre of Excellence focusing on extreme weather and climate events and headquarted at UNSW will be launched this afternoon.

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UNSW Canberra researchers are closer to understanding how stars evolve and explode as supernovae, producing elements necessary for forming life on Earth.

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Space and military law experts from around the world have joined forces to understand how our Earth-bound laws will be applied in times of armed conflict in outer space.

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Information from smart technology in public spaces could soon transform the way such areas are used and also managed.

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The world’s first microfactory that can transform the components from electronic waste (e-waste) items such as discarded smart phones and laptops into valuable materials for re-use has been launched at UNSW Sydney, with the Minister for the Environment, Gabrielle Upton, in attendance.

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A new online tool developed at UNSW will allow property owners to assess the solar power potential of their rooftops.

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The big noses and long faces of Neanderthals may have evolved to ensure that these extremely active extinct humans had plenty of room to breathe.

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