Australia is a diverse, multilingual country, with more than 200 languages spoken. However, fewer second-generation Australians speak their parents' mother tongues than in some other Western countries.
Forty years ago this week, a satellite ground station in Spain became the first to be assigned to what would become ESA. Since then, the network – Estrack – has expanded worldwide and today employs cutting-edge technology ...
UNSW aerospace engineering student Solange Cunin has a plan to make access to space easier and more affordable. She also hopes to boost Australia's nascent space industry.
Research into attitudes to retirement saving suggests the federal government's plan to tighten the assets test for the age pension may not have the desired effect.
Australian scientists Tuesday forecast a "substantial" El Nino weather phenomenon for 2015, potentially spelling deadly and costly climate extremes, after officially declaring its onset in the tropical Pacific.
Geoscientists have, for the first time, discovered the origins of Australia's two largest basins: Lake Eyre and the Murray-Darling Basin. The research also implies that in 30 million years' time both basins will cease to ...
Scientists have discovered an extraordinary protein-cutting enzyme that has also evolved to glue proteins together, a finding that may be valuable in the production of therapeutic drugs.
It's one thing to take a Swiss watch to Switzerland, quite another to impress the locals. Australian company Bausele recently did just that, thanks to some clever thinking at Flinders University in South Australia.
Fiji Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama on Wednesday called for an end to Australia and New Zealand's "undue influence" on the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF), saying they had failed the region on climate change.
The rainfall accumulation analysis above was computed from data generated by the Integrated Multi-satellite Retrievals for GPM (IMERG) during the period from April 28 to May 3, 2015. During this period IMERG algorithms continuously ...