IN FEBRUARY a certain dress ‘broke’ the internet, sending social media types into hysterics about whether it was blue and black or gold and white.
WHILE you are reading this article, your brain is identifying letters, constructing sounds and recognising meaning, all within milliseconds…but what is going on behind the scenes?
FOR the past twenty years Chris Hassell has been unravelling the unique biology of migratory shorebirds in Roebuck Bay and Eighty Mile Beach.
Rebecca Allen’s passion for astronomy brought her to the remote region of the Pilbara to share her love of the stars.
USERS of mobile phones, tablet computers and other devices with a memory card—that being practically everyone these days—risk having their identify stolen if they don’t securely erase their personal data.
SOLID gold particles have been discovered in the Swan River, but don’t grab your prospecting kit just yet.
TODAY UWA’s Lucille Chapuis discusses the growing level of man-made noise in the ocean and how research she is involved in will help determine the noise pollution’s impact on the shark population.
THIS week Edith Cowan University’s Lelia Green navigates the minefield that is young people’s interactions with the online realm, social media and smart technologies and she examines ways parents can balance their kid’s online behaviour.
Gazing up into the sky is as close as most Western Australians will ever get to space, but there are several local research projects in which unskilled volunteers, or citizen scientists can contribute to humanity’s understanding of life beyond our planet.
Since humans first looked up at the stars we have been amazed and inspired by the wonders of the night sky.