For WA Day we are looking at some of the amazing discoveries and inventions to come out of Western Australia. From the cool and innovative to the fundamentally game-changing, WA has a lot to offer!
A FIVE metre tall homemade rocket is planned to launch on the weekend of 4th/5th June, by Perth’s Samantha Ridgway at the West Australian Rocketry Society’s “Williams Wildfire Westernationals”.
IN TODAY’S day and age almost everyone would have one if not multiple passwords to access their computer, social media, emails and banking information. So how do people create a password that is both easy to remember and most importantly, keeps their private information secure? Curtin University computer expert Mihai Lazarescu explains…
THIS week UWA’s Dr Ana Sequeira shares her insights into a new way to transfer models developed for the Great Barrier Reef to WA’s Ningaloo Reef in order to expedite research efforts and make funding stretch even further.
HOW do I look in the mirror? What do people think when they see me? It is common for people to spend most of their lives asking themselves these questions which are linked back to their own body image. In the first PERSPECTIVE of 2016 ECU’s Karen Lombardi delves into research on early childhood development to examine where attitudes about body image began.
RESEARCH into micro-meteorites, meteorites smaller than 2 millimeters, found in Western Australia have shed new light on the make-up of the ancient Earth’s atmosphere.
AN asteroid four times the size of Rottnest Island ploughing into Earth at incredible speed and gouging a crater the size of Victoria—it’s the stuff of nightmares, and it actually happened 3.46 billion years ago according to findings from the Pilbara.
Captain Eugene Cernan, the last man on the moon and legendary Gemini 9A, Apollo 10 and Apollo 17 astronaut, is appearing live on stage at the Perth Concert Hall on Friday 27 May at the Australian premiere of ‘The Last Man on the Moon’ film, and in Carnarvon on Saturday 28 May, to officially open the third stage of the Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, where Scitech’s ‘Space’ exhibition is currently on display.
Teenagers who use the Internet, social media or electronic games excessively are more likely to experience mental health issues and engage in risk-taking behaviour, research suggests.
Breastfeeding can have a positive effect on a child’s hearing and language development, after being found to protect them from ear disease otitis media.