Posts by Henry Stentiford
Dr Megan Sebben schools students through STEM programs
Dr Megan Sebben is helping to challenge school kids’ perceptions of what a scientist is and what a career in science can look like.
Hannah McCleary leading by example
This International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Hannah McCleary shares her journey and work to inspire more women in science.
Why do we love the great outdoors? New research shows part of the answer is in our genes
Our feelings about nature depend on lots of factors, but a new study shows our genes are one of the most important.
People power protecting Ningaloo from plastic pollution
New research has revealed that remote areas of northern Ningaloo Reef are some of the least polluted thanks to locals and visitors alike.
Australia’s backyard treasure hunt
Looking for an adventure in your own backyard, park, beach or reserve? Our backyard treasure hunt has you covered.
Super science stories you may have missed in 2021
It was another big year of science and innovation. With so much news, here are some super science stories you may have missed in 2021.
We counted 20 billion ticks of an extreme galactic clock to give Einstein’s theory of gravity its toughest test yet
Astronomers watched pulsars for 16 years to test Einstein’s theory of general relativity, which has stood unchallenged for over a century.
Nature is hiding in every nook of Australia’s cities – just look a little closer and you’ll find it
There’s enormous value in citizen science projects that encourage urban-dwellers to learn about what is often on their doorsteps.
Even if we halt global warming, local climates will change – and we need new experiments to understand how
We need new experiments to model Earth’s climate if global warming is stabilised at 1.5℃. A new paper explains why.
Australia’s marine industries deliver $80b a year. But without more scientists, the ‘blue economy’ is at risk
Australia's marine industries deliver $80b a year. But without more scientists, the 'blue economy' is at risk
Using artificial intelligence to detect harmful algae
We are using artificial intelligence and machine learning to help identify harmful algae in waterways.