- Shoot for the Moon: Artemis I arrives at its launch pad
In the first of many small steps, the first Moon-bound Artemis spacecraft is out on the launch pad for a series of tests.
- Critical and rare: the minerals Australia can supply to the world
Our national leaders have signalled the importance of mining and refining critical minerals in Australia. What are these resources, and what’s at stake?
- Why do some priority groups have the worst access to COVID vaccines?
A “business as usual” approach failed to deliver vaccines to many that needed them most.
- The species that go extinct before we even know they exist
Our precious biodiversity is disappearing before we can even put a name to it.
- Will Australia play host to Jurassic Park?
It’s a multi-million-dollar project, and the best chance yet to bring the Tasmanian tiger back from the abyss. Could de-extinction become a reality? And should it?
- How much protein has been removed from the oceans in the last 50 years?
How can we go about quantifying the amount of protein removed from our oceans? And what does it tell us about our reliance on seafood, and the possibility of sustainable fishing into the future?
- One step closer to hydrogen-fuelled planes
Airbus to test zero-emissions aircraft, but how does it work?
- When is a new species not a new species?
What’s in a name? When it comes to conservation priorities, potentially a plant’s very survival.
- The wild ways of La Niña
As storms batters the east coast, is this what our future looks like?
- How prepared is Australia for its next big earthquake?
As well as providing vital insights into the risks from future earthquakes, Australia’s most sophisticated seismic network, run by Melbourne […]
- Cosmos Briefing’s Science Daily podcast: de-extincting the Tasmanian Tiger
- Interview with Zara Margolis, ABC North West Queensland
I chat with Zara about the week’s science news.
- Cosmos Briefing podcast: the week in science 10.02.22
I join Cosmos journalists Lauren Fuge and Ellen Phiddian to talk about the week in science.
- Cosmos Briefing podcast: the week in science 03.02.22
I join Cosmos journalists Lauren Fuge and Matilda Handsley-Davis to talk about the week in science.
- Cosmos Briefing Podcast: the week in science 27.01.22
I join Cosmos journalists Ellen Phiddian and Jamie Priest to talk about the week in science.
- Double-edged sword: when helpful genes begin to hinder
Genetic risk variant for severe COVID-19 actually protects against HIV.
- Promising new data on COVID pill
But how does it work, and how soon can we use it?
- Clean, green, mean: what’s Australia’s hydrogen future?
The colour of hydrogen is a source of heated discussion and debate, but hydrogen’s rainbow is anything but clear cut.
- *Record scratch*: maybe there actually IS liquid water on Mars?
There is, there isn’t, there is, there isn’t… what’s the deal with liquid water on the red planet?
- The longest ever lightning strike
This new world record was no flash in a pan.