Science & Tech

Sunswift 7 on track

UNSW's latest high-performance solar-powered car, designed and built by students, is now on track for an incredible Guinness World Record attempt.

Flooded street

The collapse of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation would profoundly alter the anatomy of the world’s oceans. New research explores the consequences.

Golden bandicoot being released from a carrying box

Thanks to the Wild Deserts team, a locally extinct species is translocated from Western Australia and reintroduced into Sturt National Park.

flooding of town

Australia needs more investment in hydrological modelling and new infrastructure to reduce the impact of major flood events, UNSW expert says.

Waves crashing

A new study from the UNSW Water Research Lab has shown that extreme weather events could help buffer beaches from the impact of sea-level rise – by bringing in new sand from deeper waters or from nearby beaches.

UNSW solar team in infrared

Innovative research from a UNSW team shows Earth’s radiant infrared heat can be used to generate electricity, even after the sun has set.

Earth from outer space.jpeg

There’s a lot of technological progress required before off-Earth mining operations can be considered feasible.

A tiny pygmy mountain-possum peers from behind a tree stump inside the Secret Creek breeding facility

After decades in the making, the plan to breed mountain pygmy-possums and reintroduce them into lowland rainforests has begun.

the aftermath of a severe storm damaging beachfront property

Deep sand movements stirred up by intense storms may offset some of the impacts of coastal erosion caused by sea level rise.

A manuscript page of an ancient Hindu text

Using machine learning, we analysed meaning and feeling in different translations of an ancient Hindu holy text.

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