Aircraft and missiles on display at Woomera, South Australia. Will we launch more rockets from here in the future?
We've launched rockets from Woomera in South Australia, but in reality Australia could support multiple launch sites. And the closer to the equator, typically the better.
Personas que transportan gasolina en barco en el Parque Nacional Kayan Mentarang de Indonesia.
Hace 146 años, el Parque Nacional de Yellowstone, en Estados Unidos, se convirtió en la primera zona protegida del mundo. Hoy hay más de 200.000 reservas naturales.
The doomsayer is just as vital as the visionary.
Doomsaying about new technologies is as old as technology, and it's a vital part of how we figure out when and where something should be used.
The survey revealed 84% support for renewable energy among the Australian public.
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The latest annual survey from the Lowy Institute shows that 59% of Australians support strong climate action, and 84% want the government to embrace renewable energy even if it's more expensive.
Ironically, Paterson claims to be arguing in favour of “free speech”, when his views would undermine intellectual freedom.
Most universities do, in fact, mention academic freedom in several policy documents, such as enterprise bargaining agreements and other codes of conduct.
Who will get Chris Pratt first - the volcano or the Rex?
Universal Studios and Amblin Entertainment, Inc. and Legendary Pictures Productions, LLC.
The genetically modified dinosaurs are back in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Fantastic entertainment, and the science isn't too bad, considering.
oBike was the first dockless bike sharing scheme in Australia.
Dockless or stationless bike sharing is risky business, relying a bit too much on common decency. Bike sharing schemes can work, but they may need to forego user convenience for bike safety.
All Australian schools should provide high-quality education to all Australian students, including Indigenous ones.
Flexischools appear to be doing Indigenous education better than mainstream schooling. To close the gap in education, we should look at what these schools are doing and apply it in the mainstream.
Knowing when children develop morality means we can aid their moral development.
Children develop a sense of morality as they grow, similar to how literacy and numeracy skills develop over time and with practice.
In the Back to the Future movies, the DeLorean car was able to travel through time thanks to a flux capacitor.
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Physicists have designed an electrical component that breaks time-reversal symmetry. Not quite the time machine from Hollywood but it should help with communication technology and quantum computing.
Yakin asisten AI Anda dapat membuat janji untuk Anda, tapi bagaimana memahami percakapannya?
Jaringan otak tiruan di Duplex jauh lebih sederhana daripada otak kita. Satu-satunya hal yang coba dilakukan adalah mencocokkan kata-kata masukan dengan respons yang tepat.
A scene from the short film KCLOC.
What does time really mean? What if you could play with time? And what if we lived in a world without fungi? Some of the questions posed by filmmakers exploring the world of science.
Surrounded by Angels, by Carl Schweninger der Jungere, 1912.
Notions of heaven have changed through the ages, from an eternity centred on God to a more secular place where loved ones will reunite.
With, for now, three Senate votes as her bargaining chips, Hanson’s impact – on government policy or on the major parties’ electoral strategy – is still being felt.
Despite its dysfunction and often inconsistent policy positions, the party has cemented an influential place in the federal arena, albeit a status that’s on the verge of diminishing drastically.
ANZ is among three banks facing charges of cartel-like share trading in 2015.
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The charges laid against ANZ and other banks over alleged cartel-like behaviour suggests that Australia is following the United States in cracking down on anti-competitive behaviour.
LGB people are overall happier and healthier in communities with fewer ‘no’ votes in last year’s same-sex marriage referendum.
New research shows that LGB people living in communities with low levels of stigma report better health and well-being.
After this episode, you’ll be able to explain how quantum mechanics affects everything from the way your jeans are cut to the headphones you use.
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Today on Trust me, I'm An Expert, we're explaining the tricky topics: what is quantum mechanics? What does the research say about lone actor terrorism? And why do people like pimple popping videos?
Mala, also known as rufous hare-wallabies, will be protected behind an enormous cat-proof fence.
Conservation fences create a few hundred square kilometres of safety for vulnerable native animals surrounded by 7.6 million lethal square kilometres.
The short term interests of investors could lead to long term problems in sub-Saharan Africa.
Crowdfunded campaigns to save the orange-bellied parrot are a rare ray of hope.
When environmental needs outstrip government funds, people power steps up.