A crowd of people moving at different rates is a form of turbulence.
You might be familiar with turbulence as you experience it on a plane, or as scholars describe combustible forces of social change. But understanding how it operates is far more complex.
The return of the historic problem of overcrowded dwellings points to a need in Australia for better understanding of the causes and regulatory responses.
Jacob Riis (1889)
The standards we use today were designed to help avoid the overcrowded housing that blighted cities in the past. But severe overcrowding is again on the rise, so what needs to be done?
Recently, hard-right Coalition MPs have not had as much influence on government policy as they used to, and Malcolm Turnbull is probably benefiting from this.
While the Turnbull government's ratings have improved, the focus on its tax policies and the Barnaby Joyce story may be holding back its vote.
Many changes in the body occur in response to the injury and trauma inflicted during surgery.
Doctors may say you're "too old" for surgery, but what they actually mean is too frail.
Well-developed and implemented vision and mission statements can play a useful role in helping schools be good places to learn.
Well-written vision and mission statements can guide decision-making, resource allocations, policy decisions, and how a school operates.
It is possible to buy accurate and robust eye trackers for as little as A$125.
A new study shows that eye-trackers in computers and VR headsets enable AI to predict your next move in digital games – and that deception strategies won't work as well on AI as they do on humans.
In fact, some things are slowing the Earth down or could change its spinning in the future.
To answer this tricky question, we have to look back in time to when the Earth was born, 4.5 billion years ago.
Dancers rehearse at a 2016 media call for The Australian Ballet’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Of our 28 major performing arts organisations, only three have female artistic leaders.
Women make up the majority of arts consumers and employees, but men dominate at every level of arts leadership.
There are lots of hands-on learning opportunities popping up in schools and institutes all over the country, generally called “maker spaces”.
The A in STEAM stands for arts, and it has important influences in science, technology, engineering and maths.
Southern Australia's debate may be exacerbated by climate change, but it's not that simple.
Paramedics have higher rates of mental health problems than other emergency services workers.
Paramedics face traumatic situations every day. They need policies to ensure support is provided in the immediate aftermath of trauma, and early access to mental health care.
Bill Shorten and the ALP will need to work hard to win July byelections in Longman and Braddon.
ReachTEL polls show Labor is behind in key byelections, but Essential has better news for Bill Shorten.
Melita Jurisic as the mother who confines her four daughters to their house for eight weeks of mourning.
Federico Garcia Lorca's shocking civil war play is successfully transferred to the Australian desert by the Melbourne Theatre Company.
There are many reasons elderly people who fracture their hip often don’t recover.
Breaking a bone is never a good thing, but breaking a hip is particularly bad. One in three older adults who break a hip will die within 12 months of the injury.
Seni instalasi karya Elina Simbolon memperingati 20 tahun peristiwa Mei 1998.
Yacinta Kurniasih/Monash University
Karya-karya tiga perempuan Indonesia-Tionghoa mengisi kekosongan dalam pengetahuan publik tentang bab gelap dalam sejarah Indonesia.
Elina Simbolon, installation art for the 20-year commemoration of the May 1998 events.
Yacinta Kurniasih, Monash University
The work of three Chinese Indonesian women presented in Melbourne fills a void in public knowledge of a dark chapter in Indonesian history.
CSIRO via Wikipedia
The majestic Eucalyptus regnans stands far above its forest brethren.
Oui! There is more than one way to navigate to the Eiffel Tower.
Brain signals might work like people navigating without a map – and it's actually more efficient than you think.
Barnaby Joyce blames his latest troubles on the absence of a general right to sue for breach of privacy.
In democratic political systems, public officials are accountable through the media to the people. That responsibility to be accountable comes with public office. It is not a marketable commodity.
Poor tropical nations are likely to feel the effects of climate change most acutely.
Global warming will be most noticeable where the weather doesn't normally vary much, such as the tropics. But these places are also home to many of the world's poorest and least culpable nations.