Initial official statements and findings from authoritative organizations confirmed the absence of harmful radioactivity levels in both water and fish.
A humpback found itself in a crocodile-infested river and Australian authorities are working on leading it back to open water.
Giant carnivorous dinosaurs once roamed Queensland 160 million years ago -- the biggest of its kind found in Australia.
An Australian astrophysicist was brought to the hospital for a COVID-19 related incident after getting four magnets stuck up his nose.
A transgender woman might be the first to successfully breastfeed her adopted newborn child following months of hormone therapy.
Goodbye, Earth: Sixth mass extinction too late to be reversed, human overpopulation primary contributing cause
Scientists have warned that Earth’s sixth mass extinction is already underway. This means that three quarter of the planet’s species could soon disappear.
Jupiter’s titanic hurricane, known as the Great Red Spot, has fascinated observers for long. Now, the first NASA images from the Juno spacecraft started surfacing online.
Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf could destabilise after one of world’s largest icebergs detaches from it; Scientists worried
Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf is cracking, and once it gives way, it will set adrift one of the largest icebergs on record. Thus, all eyes are on the ice shelf as the deep crack continues to cut across its surface.
Melbourne researchers using honeybee vision to make highly advanced cameras, provides solution to classic problem
According to Melbourne researchers, the way honeybees see colour could pave way for higher accuracy for cameras used in robots, drones and phones. In short, the researchers discovered a new mechanism for processing colour information.
SpaceX Falcon 9 launch update: Elon Musk tweets on next launch window; Engineers inspecting rocket and its systems
SpaceX, the company owned by Elon Musk, has called off a Falcon 9 rocket launch for the second day in a row. The communications satellite launch was cancelled with only 10 seconds left on the countdown clock.
Frog evolution: Meteor impact that wiped off the dinosaurs 66 million years ago allowed frogs to evolve
Scientists have recently discovered that after a global catastrophe killed off the dinosaurs, frogs began taking advantage of the catastrophe. The new study has claimed that 88 percent of frog species alive today owe their existence to the meteor impact 66 million years ago.
The Earth could be hit by an asteroid, which could spell the end of humanity. Head of the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) in Darmstadt, Germany Rolf Densing said that the planet would "sooner or later" be hit by space rocks.
Breakthrough discovery: Supermassive black holes orbiting each other due to merging of galaxies; Insights into evolution of galaxies
Researchers at the University of New Mexico have observed and measured, for the first time, orbiting supermassive black holes in a distant galaxy. The discovery of the two black holes orbiting around each other is hailed as “groundbreaking.”
SpaceX, Florida refurbishing facility expansion, Iridium satellites: Proposed hangar to prepare Falcon boosters for re-flight
SpaceX is preparing is preparing its 10th flight of the year and its third launch in just nine days. It already has a backlog of more than 70 missions, which is worth more than US$10 billion (AU$13 billion approx).
'Extinction event' defeated the Megalodon, world’s largest shark; Scientists believe sea level change caused sudden disappearance
Researchers at the University of Zurich may finally have an answer to the mysterious disappearance of the Megalodon, which was once the world’s biggest shark, at least three times the size of a Great White.
Eco-friendly cars with ‘cleaner’ tech can still cause harm; Stricter emission standards not the main solution
Gasoline-dependent automobiles with ‘cleaner’ technology could still emit harmful elements into the air, according to a new study. Also, stricter emission standards may not limit secondary organic aerosol reduction.
Greenland ice sheet melt, warming seas, land ice shift accelerate sea level rise; Australian and international researchers panic
Australian and international researchers have found out that the rate at which global sea levels have risen in a little over two decades has increased by 50 percent. Researchers involved in the study used refined satellite estimates to come to this shocking discovery.
Technology blackouts could become commonplace on Earth as scientists stated that solar flares are difficult to predict than previously thought. Solar winds may lead to tech blackouts, and our planet is unprepared for it.
World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef in Australia is the largest living structure on this planet, and according to a new study, it is worth $56 billion. It is too big an economic driver and ecosystem to fail, the study revealed.
SpaceX, Iridium satellites, Falcon Heavy update: Rapid turnaround stuns the world; Refurbished boosters a breakthrough
SpaceX has created a record by launching two rockets within three days. The company has completed two back-to-back missions successfully. It is SpaceX’s rapid-most launch turnaround yet.
Aliens are real, or so claimed Anonymous. The hacktivist group has released a video claiming the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the US would be announcing the discovery of alien life.
Gordon Shepherd and his colleague Young-Min Cho, atmospheric scientists at York University, have discovered via a study that waves above planet Earth could have caused a “Nocturnal Sun.”
SpaceX, Falcon 9, rocket re-use: Elon Musk creates buzz on Twitter, company to launch more missions than in 2016
Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s space mission dreams have received new wings. His Space Exploration Technologies Corp. will be launching way more missions than it launched in the whole of 2016. SpaceX has just successfully fired up another Falcon 9 rocket, the eighth time in a year.
Research carried out by the Georgia Institute of Technology has revealed Uranus’ weird side. The planet is full of oddities, which is already known to scientists.
Museums Australia and a government research organisation recently sponsored an international team of scientists to find out what lives on the ocean floor off the Australian Coast. Their purpose was to know as well how the creatures down there have adapted to survive. They were simply astonished.
Scientists unearth more of Australia’s deadly wildlife during the Pleistocene era; Study explains how diverse giant birds were
If latest reports are to be believed, Australia once had turkeys as big as kangaroos. This was discovered after a team of researchers from Flinders University in South Australia analysed bones and fossils from around the country.
Latest reports from Australia suggest that shark nets have been removed from NSW beaches to protect migrating whales. NSW Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair has said that nets at Evans Head Beach, Lennox Head’s Seven Mile Beach, Shelly Beach, Sharpes Beach and Ballina’s Lighthouse Beach will be removed two weeks prior to the end of the six-month trial.
Environmentalists and other experts suggest that the Great Barrier Reef coral bleaching is set to worsen this year. In 2016, the reef faced the most widespread bleaching in history that caused massive outrage across the world.
“Doctor Who’s” TARDIS is real, or could get real if a physicist gets his way. Ben Tippett, a mathematics and physics professor at the Okanagan campus in University of British Columbia, Canada, has created a model of his very own TARDIS.
The Eta Aquariids meteor shower peaks on May 6 in Australia as well as in the US. It is active from April 19 to May 28, 2017.
The Lyrid meteor shower will peak on Saturday, April 22, with about 10-20 meteors expected to fall per hour. The Lyrids shower will last until Tuesday, April 25.
NASA's newest atomic clock may eventually help future astronauts get more precise calculations of data about their spacecraft.
A giant new species of fossil otter was recently recovered in northeastern Yunnan Province, China.
Microfibre garments that people use and then wash pose an invisible threat to aquatic environments. When the microplastics end up in waterways, they can endanger marine species and eventually humans that consume them.