A flexible approach is needed for Australia’s electronics industry
By Scott Watkins, Stream Leader, Thin Film Solar Cells Australia’s manufacturing industry could be given a welcome boost if it […]
Proteins to plastics: chemistry as a dynamic discipline
By Andrew Holmes, CSIRO Fellow This article is part of the Australia 2025 series. Chemistry is the most central of […]
When all the air conditioners run at once
The peaks and troughs of electricity demand can actually mean higher electricity prices. So here's how we can ease the load on the grid during these times.
Solar pole flip flop
You might have heard about the imminent reversal of the Sun’s magnetic poles, an 11-year long process in which the […]
Solar air-conditioning – cool technology to warm your home
Over 50 per cent of the emissions you produce in your home are generated by heating, air-conditioning and hot water. This is why we've invented a new solar air-conditioning system for Australian homes.
Solar cooling for Australian homes
CSIRO has invented a new solar air-conditioning system for Australian homes. This technology solution will reduce Australia’s emissions, reduce your energy bills and reduce our demand for electricity and gas.
The $240 billion cuppa
By Dr Luke Reedman Next time you boil the kettle in your kitchen or office, have a think about this: […]
Wormhole Wednesday: Hot stuff space probe!
The Sun. It’s hot, there’s much we still don’t know about it and it sits at the centre of our […]
CTRL+P: Printing Australia’s largest solar cells
Scientists have produced the largest flexible, plastic solar cells in Australia – 10 times the size of what they were […]