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A new Australian supercomputer has already delivered a stunning supernova remnant pic
Radio telescopes produce enormous amounts of data, and we need immense computing power to produce even a single image like this one.
Ten new species you need to meet
In the past year, together with our partners, we’ve described 139 new species.
Happy campers: Young Indigenous Women’s STEM Academy
The Young Indigenous Women’s STEM Academy provides students with the tools and support to succeed in an exciting science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) career.
Ask our experts: Foot and Mouth Disease
Foot and Mouth Disease is spreading overseas. Australians are wondering whether it will come here and what we can do about it. We asked experts at our Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness to answer some common questions.
Troubling new research shows warm waters rushing towards the world’s biggest ice sheet in Antarctica
The findings underscore the urgency of limiting global warming to below 1.5℃, to avert the most catastrophic climate harms.
Australia’s transition to renewables: shining a light on the challenges
There are key challenges for Australia as we transition to renewables. We've helped identify critical areas of research to support our transition.
We’re helping small and medium enterprises grow: meet our connectors
Did you know small to medium sized businesses (SMEs) play a huge role in the Australian economy? And we're heavily invested in helping SMEs grow.
Spouting surprising facts about humpback whales
Humpback whales are on their annual migration north along the Australian coast. We've got some surprising facts for you to ponder on your whale watch.
‘Like ocean rips’: CSIRO report identifies 7 ‘global megatrends’ shaping the 21st century
Climate adaptation, digital transformation and geopolitical shifts are among the ‘megatrends’ Australia must navigate to thrive in the coming decades.
What gives Australia the best bang for our energy buck?
Every year, we release our GenCost report with the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO). The report outlines the costs of electricity generation technologies.
Soil science helps Tonga recover from volcanic eruption
A tsunami and volcanic ash devastated Tonga’s soils and crops. Our soil scientist, Dr Ben Macdonald, was asked to investigate whether they could recover.