Can birds mean to be mean?

We're looking at you, cuckoos.

Find out why cuckoos choose violence

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Since it’s Bad Bird Season, we ask cuckoo apologist - sorry, cuckoo expert - Professor Naomi Langmore to explain how it could possibly be that the cuckoo doesn’t mean to be mean, when it sure looks like it does.

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16 Sep 2021

Astrophysicists solve 'empty sky' gamma-ray mystery

Star-forming galaxies are responsible for creating gamma-rays that until now had not been associated with a known origin.

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16 Sep 2021

How do nuclear-powered submarines work? A nuclear scientist explains

The Australian government has just declared an historic defence agreement with the United States and United Kingdom that will see a new fleet of nuclear-powered submarines patrol our shores and surrounding waters.

9.30am 11 October – 11.30am 15 October 2021

H2O Hack: Solving Water Challenges from Space

The 2021 H2O Hack is offering the opportunity for researchers, entrepreneurs and innovators to make a difference, solve real life water problems across Australia – and win prizes!