Science & Tech

Scuba diver takes pictures of a large coral shelf

John Turnbull helped survey coral reefs in Norfolk Island for the first time in eight years, and snapped marine life he didn't expect to see there.

La Niña caused wet and cool weather conditions last summer

With more rain on the horizon in NSW and Queensland, a UNSW climate scientist answers our questions about whether we can expect more wet and cold from La Niña, and what’s in store for next summer.

Visualisation of digital verification

New blockchain architecture out of UNSW Engineering allows secure sharing and verification of credentials that has multiple real-world applications.

Aftermath of 2011 Japan tsunami in Fukushima

On the tenth anniversary of the Japan earthquake and tsunami, a UNSW scientist says reminders of past events can help teach people about the power of the world’s biggest waves.

UNSW 2021 Australian Academy of Science honorific awardees

UNSW scientists have been honoured for their world-changing discoveries, including revealing the physics of sea-level change, understanding heatwaves, and creating cheap flexible stable and non-toxic solar cells.

Two skeleton Halloween decorations in neon light

The link between mental imagery and emotions may be closer than we thought.

kitchen splashback and island bench front made from green ceramics

A new display apartment shows how recycling techniques developed at UNSW Sydney could change the way we build our homes.

Mars colony

Robotic mining that can provide water and fuel is the key to developing a colony on the red planet within the next 30 years.

echidna

Excavator, farmer, matchmaker: echidnas provide a host of benefits to nature. So let's harness the potential.

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