Do record-breaking wind speeds mean a particularly catastrophic storm? Not always – and it can be tricky to get precise measurements.
If social media companies are restricted in how they collect, use and share Australians’ data, we can take significant steps toward protecting everyone from foreign interference.
UNSW geotechnical expert says one in four international tailings dam failures are due to earthquakes.
Almost two decades of whale recordings suggest the movements of the pygmy blue whale are affected by climate cycles.
When we stopped whaling, the whales recovered. But our vital kelp forests won’t return without our help.
UNSW Sydney nuclear materials engineer Dr Edward Obbard explains the difficulty in identifying and training the huge numbers of new workers required for Australia to build and maintain its own nuclear submarines.
A research team at UNSW Sydney has been monitoring water bird breeding events in real time for the last four months.
Antarctic circulation could slow by more than 40 per cent over the next three decades, with significant implications for oceans and the climate.
An astrophysicist from UNSW Sydney explains why it’s so important that we can all look up and see the stars.
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) can be found almost everywhere and in almost everyone and can take over 1000 years to break down.