The setting sun
We usually speak of the sun setting in the west, but technically it only sets due west at the spring and autumn equinoxes.
Why old-school climate denial has had its day
Ten years ago, politicians would routinely voice disdain for climate science. Now, while the policy debate remains fierce, the battleground has shifted to economics and jobs.
'You don’t look like a scientist'
Times have changed, but the gendered stereotype that scientists are predominantly serious, professional, white men is one that persists.
Hitting all the right notes
Australia's thriving hip hop scene is home to a diverse group of emerging female talent. Here's five of the best.
A gift for unveiling the universe
The telescope you've been given for Christmas is great for sightseeing in the night sky, as well as bringing out your inner astrophysicist.