The internet provides the means for the keen amateur to once again contribute to scientific inquiry, writes Darren Baguley
Director of Beyond Institute Paul Davies and Nobel Prize-winner Brian Schmidt say quantum computing might stymie the reign of big brother.
When the world weighs up whether to go to war, a lot rides on the accuracy of tests for chemical weapons.
The bard was born in the same year as Galileo and witnessed a cosmic revolution. Some say it is there in his plays if you know how to look.
An apparent breakthrough in embryonic stem cell research has raised all the old ethical questions about cloning, along with three new ones
Relics from the Mary Rose – flagship of England’s navy when it sank in 1545 – have finally been reunited with the famous wreck in a new museum offering a view of life in Tudor times.
The Australian Academy of Science has criticised the government’s handling of research investment in the 2013 federal budget, lamenting the inability of Australian scientists to collaborate internationally due to a lack of specific funding.
There is an amazing, almost magical efficiency to electricity when it is applied to real-world tasks – and it can meet the energy demands of the future without sacrificing standards of living and innovation.
Australian visionaries who between them contributed to the broadband network, tuberculosis eradication and military radar communication, were recognised last night at the Clunies Ross Awards.
COSMOS chats to journalist Peter Pringle about a famous scientific rip-off that followed the discovery of a cure for tuberculosis.