Science & Tech

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Sir Fraser Stoddart – Scottish chemist, 2016 Nobel Laureate and UNSW Sydney SHARP Hire – says one the proudest accomplishments of his career has been helping more than 500 early career researchers from approximately 50 different countries to cultivate their independence and unique strengths.

solar farm

Sun Cable could provide Australia an alternative to the export business of coal and gas, and even reduce our export dependence on China.

Minaret limestone formations in Jenolan Caves, NSW

Caves are easily forgotten when fire rips through the bush, but despite their robustness the long-term impact of frequent, unprecedented fire seasons presents a new challenge for subsurface geology.

iceberg

Perhaps 2°C doesn't sound like much, but if you look through history, 2°C temperature changes have had huge effects on the planet and people.

Australia from space

It's important to remember that most of this greening is due to growth of grasses, which respond more rapidly after rain.

Murray-Darling

The absence of climate drivers – specifically, the Indian Ocean Dipole and La Niña – explains why Australia has gone so long without heavy rains.

Laser fusion

Technology developed by a UNSW Sydney Emeritus Professor has secured patents for its ground-breaking approach to energy generation.

Quantum computing device

In a breakthrough for quantum computing, researchers at UNSW Sydney have made improved qubits using concepts from high school chemistry.

Climate change protest

Professor John Church says the power is in our hands to take positive action on climate change.
 

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