Professor Thorsten Trupke, from UNSW School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering, explains how glow-in-the-dark paint works.
A fairer, greener and more prosperous Australia is possible – so long as political leaders don't focus just on economic growth.
UNSW Sydney researchers have successfully merged 3D/4D printing with a chemical process to produce “living” resin, which has huge potential for fields as diverse as recycling and biomedicine.
The cement needed to make concrete – the most widely used man-made material – is a major source of global emissions. Researchers are working on a green replacement that could transform the sector.
A beautiful seagrass is endangered in parts of NSW, but a team of “underwater gardeners” led by a UNSW marine ecologist is working to stem its decline.
As the engineering sector turns its attention to the climate crisis, UNSW Engineering has taken the lead in being the first university to commit to a movement steering the profession towards a low carbon future.
If Bird of the Year was a thing 20 million years ago.... this would be your winner. Meet Squawkzilla, a giant fossilised parrot our researchers recently found in NZ.
Recent debates about the future of nuclear power in Australia make much of the potential of the next generation of reactors.
Astronomers have spotted something they weren't expecting – a star that has been travelling at 6 million kilometres an hour for 5 million years.
Large, intense bushfires can pump so much heat into the atmosphere they form their own thunderstorm system. And that can make the weather on the ground even more dangerously unpredictable.