Meet Elanor Huntington: engineering our future
Professor Elanor Huntington joined us in November as our new Executive Director Digital, National Facilities and Collections. Let's get to know her.
Gender equality and the digital economy
Since COVID-19, the digital economy has grown at a speed and scale beyond anticipation. So how do we ensure gender equality is met in this industry?
COVID-19 sparks a clean energy experiment
Have you been shocked by higher energy bills since the COVID-19 lockdown began? We've all been part of an unplanned energy experiment.
Australian quantum technology could become a $4 billion industry and create 16,000 jobs
A quantum technology boom is coming, and Australia must act to avoid missing out. Our new roadmap plots a course for this new industry.
Coronavirus is a ‘sliding doors’ moment. What we do now could change Earth’s trajectory
New research reveals which sectors of the global economy fuelled the emissions decline during COVID-19. We have a narrow window of time to make the change permanent.
CO2 is trending: See the latest atmospheric concentrations data on Twitter
From today, we’ll be tweeting our latest CO2 data from the Cape Grim Baseline monitoring station in Tasmania.
Quantum computing: What’s the big deal?
Quantum technology could help solve challenges across a range of sectors. But what exactly is quantum technology and how will it be used?
Booch please: Is Kombucha good for you?
Kombucha was the most searched wellness trend of 2019. We're investigating the hype behind it with science. So is kombucha a fermented friend or foe?
Top science stories in 2019
Celebrations in space, a major laser and a new human discovered. We've wrapped up the top science stories of 2019 as our gift to you.
A dry landscape and a dire season: we explain the current bushfire environment
Our bushfire expert Andrew Sullivan delves beyond the smoke haze to explain the current crisis and the tough conditions ahead.
Scientists fear insect populations are shrinking. Here are six ways to help
Insects are vital to sustaining life on Earth – and their numbers are falling fast. So consider ditching the fly spray and see what you can do to help.