Sunday, August 25, 2019
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6 cool ways the world is celebrating the 50th Moon landing anniversary

From cookies to coins, here are some cool ways to celebrate 50 years since humans first set foot on the Moon, on 20 July 1969.

Emoji aren’t ruining language: they’re a natural substitute for gesture

Instead of worrying that emoji is replacing competent language use, we can celebrate that emoji are creating a richer form of online communication that returns the features of gesture to language.
Hopper Down Under Giveaway

Win a ticket to Hopper Down Under!

Calling all women in tech - we have a full delegate pass to give away worth $900.

QUIZ: What’s your perfect space career?

Are you an aspiring astrophysicist or a wannabe space flight controller? Take our quiz to find out the best space career for you!

5 weird and wonderful STEM careers you’ve never heard of

The range of jobs that use science, tech, engineering and maths skills are growing and changing all the time – and could lead you to some pretty odd and unexpected career outcomes

Top 10 Google Doodles celebrating STEM

Our pick of the best Google Doodles celebrating the achievements of science, maths and tech!

Six ways robots are used today that you probably didn’t know about

From robotic rectums to rice sorting machines - the so-called robot revolution is already here, it's just that most people don't notice.
How to make time go slower: A woman's hand turns back the hands of a clock

4 science-backed ways to make the school holidays last longer

If you feel like your holidays are skating by, here are 4 science-backed ways to make time go slower.
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Win 2 tickets to the Dr Jane Goodall: Rewind the Future tour

We have two tickets to give away to the upcoming Dr Jane Goodall: Rewind the Future tour dates of your choice! Enter now.
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QUIZ: Which tech startup are you?

From rising stars to bumbling blunders, these tech startups are iconic to say the least. Take our tech startups personality quiz to find out whether you're a billion dollar business or an epic fail.
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15 top podcasts in STEM that we can’t get enough of

Our picks for top podcasts in science, tech, engineering and maths are way more fun than listening to music... and you might even learn a little something.
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5 cool maths games that you’ll actually want to play in your spare time

We get it. Maths at school can be difficult, but it doesn't have to be! These cool maths games will have you sharpening your logic skills and injecting the fun back into maths.

We’ve got your uni open day game plan sorted

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Uni open day is your chance to find out if a university is right for you. Check out our guide to make sure you get the info you need on the day!

Last week to enter the UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing!

Calling all aspiring science writers in years 7-10! The UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing 2019 is now open for entries.

Street smarts: The future of smart cities

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Digitisation, automation, a growing population and climate change adaptation all require innovative approaches to the way we design and construct smart cities.