Narrowing the wage gap between men and women would not only deliver equal income, but boost Australia's long-term productivity, research shows.
Preliminary findings from world-first research reveal the impact of a guide dog extends far beyond its ability to guide its handler.
An international team of astronomers has, for the first time, spotted a massive, inactive galaxy from a time when the Universe was only 1.65 billion years old.
Fast Radio Bursts present one of modern astronomy's greatest mysteries: what or who in the Universe is transmitting short bursts of radio energy across the cosmos?
Western liberal democracies are again embroiled in debates about the value of multicultural policies. In Australia, the federal government has just released its own statement on multiculturalism. The current debates are ...
Astronomers have precisely measured the strength of a fundamental force of Nature in a galaxy seen eight billion years in the past.
Investigating the millions of missing stars from the centres – or cores – of two big galaxies, astronomers at Swinburne University of Technology say they may have solved this cosmic whodunit, and the main culprits are ...
This August, stargazers will have a rare opportunity to see five visible planets in the night sky at the same time with the naked eye.
Using sophisticated computer simulations, an international research team have discovered new insights into the chemical composition of the dust grains that formed in the solar system 4.5 billion years ago.
Researchers from Australia and the USA have discovered a distant, ancient cloud of gas that may contain the signature of the very first stars that formed in the universe.