Science & Tech

Scientist examining rocks

UNSW scientists have shown a group of Mars specialists the secrets of the remote Pilbara's ancient rocks - all in preparation for NASA's and ESA's Mars 2020 missions.

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Dr Laura Hosman discusses how her world-changing solar-powered digital library will bring education to remote global regions.

eureka

Associate Professor Darren Saunders, UNSW Medicine, has won the 2019 Celestino Eureka Prize for Promoting Understanding of Science

hurricane

At best, setting off a nuclear bomb inside a hurricane will do nothing, and at worst it will spread radioactive fallout around the world.

Sandersan Onie

Psychology PhD student Sandersan Onie is working on removing the stigma surrounding mental health and improving science-based interventions in his home of Indonesia.

Maker Games winners

UNSW students design virtual and augmented reality system that will enable workers to safely shut down dangerous machinery in industrial plants.

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A UNSW professor’s Microfactory technology is the solution to Australia’s waste and recycling crisis.

Dr Sophie Lewis

UNSW Canberra Climate Scientist Dr Sophie Lewis has received the award for ACT Scientist of the Year, presented by the ACT Government.

Coral reef on Heron Island

Marine heatwaves are a much bigger threat to coral reefs than previously thought, research revealing a previously unrecognized impact of climate change on coral reefs has shown.

Giant parrot Heracles.

Meet ‘Heracles’ – the giant parrot that dwarfs its modern cousins.

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