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News | 6 May 2021
Australians will be treated to a spectacular show of streaking lights with shooting stars on display from early morning this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Analysis and opinion | 4 May 2021
What are 'internal waves' that possibly sank the Indonesian sub? If you've ever suffered plane turbulence, you've been inside one
Internal waves can create pretty cloud shapes in the sky, as well as making life unpleasant for passengers on aeroplanes. And in the oceans they can be a deadly hazard to submarines.
Research story | 3 May 2021
As a kid, Dr Lara Malins loved playing with Lego. Now she is using those same skills to build new drug leads in the fight against antibiotic resistance.
Analysis and opinion | 29 Apr 2021
Our team of 28 scientists identified the top 26 Australian butterfly species and subspecies at greatest risk of extinction. We also estimated the probability that they will be lost within 20-years.
News | 28 Apr 2021
One of Australia's leading space experts and ANU astronomer, Professor Lisa Kewley, has been named a foreign member of the US National Academy of Sciences (NAS).
News | 28 Apr 2021
New research from ANU shows female swift parrots can determine the sex of their offspring, and they are favouring boys over girls as they face diminished survival prospects in the wild.
Research story | 27 Apr 2021
Satellites reveal ocean currents are getting stronger, with potentially significant implications for climate change
Scientists already know the oceans are rapidly warming and sea levels are rising. But that’s not all. Now, thanks to satellite observations, we have three decades’ worth of data on how the speeds of ocean surface currents are also changing over time.
News | 26 Apr 2021
Tasmanian students will get a better view of the southern night sky, with astronomers from The Australian National University (ANU) delivering powerful telescopes as well as lessons on how to use them.
Research story | 23 Apr 2021
In this video we asked Professor Saul Cunningham for his take on 2020, when he saw much of the South Coast in flames, and a community changed by the pandemic.
News | 23 Apr 2021
Researchers and industry experts are closer to safely storing and transporting vast quantities of hydrogen, with the cleaner technology offering a potential replacement for fossil fuels and a possible new export industry for Australia.
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