Solar panels that sweat…

Solar panels that sweat…

Engineers across the world are searching for way to improve the efficiency of solar panels. As new materials and designs are tested, any efficiency improvement – even a few percent – is announced…


El Niño and La Niña… let BOM explain

The La Niña phenomenon is predicted to increase Australia’s rainfall on the east coast, as the Walker Circulation across the Pacific intensifies and strengthens the Australian monsoon. Australia’s fine BOM explains it so…

CSIRO has resin formula down to a fine art

The new varnish resin is the result of a collaboration between Australia’s oldest and most visited gallery, the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) and CSIRO. The product has now been commercialised by Melbourne…

Timelapse of swarming monster worms and sea stars

Three-foot nemertean worms and carnivorous sea stars prowl the Antarctic in search of flesh.

Meerkat Magic

Some of the magic moment of filming meerkats for the BBC’s Planet Earth Live.

Meet a flavour creator

Willy Wonka novelty lab or just a little disturbing?

Technology meets fashion

This is what happens when fashion and technology come together — a look at the DVF Spring 2013 show through the eyes of the models, the designers and Diane von Furstenberg herself. All…

Air traffic worldwide

When you look up to the sky remember that at any given time there are between 9,000 and 13,000 aircraft in the air (according to the US Federal Aviation Agency, there are at…

Birth of a planet

Researchers use 3D models to better our understanding of how planets are formed. 

Dancing chromatophores

Music has the ability to get these pigmented cephalopod cells moving to the beat.

  • El Niño and La Niña… let BOM explain
  • Amazing optical illusions!
  • Timelapse of swarming monster worms and sea stars
  • Meerkat Magic
  • Meet a flavour creator
  • Technology meets fashion
  • Air traffic worldwide
  • Birth of a planet
  • Dancing chromatophores
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