artificial intelligence

Australia lagging behind as businesses fail to embrace Artificial Intelligence: experts

Does Australia lack innovation clusters like Silicon Valley? By Sophie Kesteven (for ABC News) Despite Australia “punching above its weight” in artificial intelligence (AI) research, the country is failing to embrace the... Read more »
Chinese scientists teleported a Photon from Earth to Orbit

Chinese scientists teleported a Photon from Earth to Orbit, marking major breakthrough

Researchers from China successfully teleported a photon from Earth to a satellite 500 km away Not long ago, in the early 1990s, scientists only speculated that teleportation using quantum physics could be possible. Since... Read more »
Defence Science and Technology Group is collaborating with the University of New South Wales in Canberra on an innovative space research program using miniature satellites.

Australia Defence Department partners with UNSW for Space Research

Satellite Research partnership at the forefront of Australian Satellite Research Minister for Defence Senator the Hon Marise Payne has announced that Defence has commenced a research program using miniature satellites in support... Read more »
Canberra pollen season

Canberra pollen season predicted to be worse and start early

There will be no respite for Canberra hay fever sufferers this year with The Australian National University’s (ANU) Canberra Pollen project forecasting another nightmare pollen season. Lead researcher Professor Simon Haberle of... Read more »
Scientists develop Matrix-style stimulator capable of enhancing skills

Scientists develop Matrix-style stimulator capable of enhancing skills

Scientists develop Matrix-style technology capable of enhancing skills Anyone who has ever watched Matrix wished they could upload information to their brain in seconds. Now the idea of a device being able to “upload”... Read more »

Einstein’s gravitational waves finally detected after 100 years

For the first time, scientists have observed ripples in the fabric of spacetime called gravitational waves, arriving at Earth from a cataclysmic event in the distant universe. This confirms a major prediction... Read more »
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, who holds a doctorate in physics, personally pressed the button at Wednesday's launch of an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe form of nuclear power. AP Photo

German scientists take big step towards clean source of energy

Physicists in Germany have used an experimental nuclear fusion device to produce hydrogen plasma in a process similar to what happens on the Sun. The test marks an important milestone on the... Read more »
World Science Day Report

UNESCO urge societies to create and share knowledge on World Science Day

Science, technology and innovation are key components of the upcoming United Nations climate change negotiations in Paris and governments should “do everything to support societies across the world, on every continent, to... Read more »

The Big Bang Theory launches $4m scholarship for future scientists

The hit CBS comedy about scientists and engineers want to help to create them for real with a newly formed endowment for STEM students in need of financial aid. The Big Bang... Read more »