General relativity isn’t only a powerfully descriptive theory, but there’s a beauty in its elegance.
Einstein's theory of general relativity is a triumph of reason and imagination, of art and science, with a profound beauty of its own.
The story of Australia’s multicultural future needs to be informed by an understanding of the past. Those who do not know history’s mistakes are doomed to repeat them.
The big question being asked is: where does Homo naledi fit in the evolutionary tree? Assessing the similarity or dissimilarity between fossil skulls has provided a possible clue to the answer.
With vast numbers of people migrating around the world, understanding how racial tolerance is created – and encouraging more of it – is more important than ever.
The stash of hidden magazines you might remember from your youth is vastly different from the sexually explicit content children are exposed to today.
The federal government will implement Harper's much-pushed for recommendation for a new competition policy body - but how its fits with other regulators is uncertain.
Many hidden obstacles confront Australia's older workers, so what workplace changes can be made to maximise the benefits and reduce the problems of an ageing population?
By drawing on interviews with perpetrators and their ex-partners and police evidence, a common discrepancy in victim and perpetrator accounts of domestic and family violence becomes blatantly obvious.
More than thirty gigantic infrastructure projects threaten Africa's environment without offering economic benefits.
Indonesia's problematic climate plan will make it difficult for the country to achieve its target to reduce emissions.
How often do you get angry or frustrated with a machine or some piece of technology? Well what if a machine could sense our emotion and then change its behaviour to suit?
The rate of risky drinking among young people is decreasing, while risky drinking among older adults is increasing.
The Australian government yesterday announced it intends to repeal parallel importation restrictions on books, which has again caused concern in the publishing industry. But, really, what's the problem?
In kicking the can down the road on section 46, the federal government has chosen good politics over good law.
Victoria is moving away from burnoff targets to a new strategy for managing bushfire risk.
It's up to state governments to ensure urban planning rules properly reflect both the desires of residents in the 21st century and the principles of sustainability.
The Hunger Games movie franchise has ended. What can we learn from Katniss Everdeen about living a just life? This article contains spoilers for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part II.
There are possible emotional and social pitfalls to love and sex with robots, but does that mean we should ban them entirely?
The response to the Harper recommendations on competition policy reform was mature and wisely sidestepped the issue that could derail debate on it.
The government has agreed to the Harper competition review recommendation on parallel imports on books, but there's still a long way to go on IP reform.