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Willem Huiskamp

Oceanographer
Willem Huiskamp has atmospheric ambition.

Rhea Barnett

Space physicist
Studying physics took Rhea Barnett on an unexpected adventure.

James Hooper

Climate change scientist
James Hooper has a passion for adventure and discovery.

Monika Markowska

Palaeo-environmental scientist
Monika Markowska explores caves to uncover clues about climate.

Zahra Bagheri

Postgraduate student
"Explore the things around you and see how the world works."

Maia Sauren

Business analyst
“I wanted a job where I was having fascinating conversations with really interesting people.”

Kerrie Mengersen

Statistician
“It’s wonderful solving challenges using stats and computer science.”

Goodnight, sweet bot: NASA’s Opportunity Rover ends its Mars mission

After a 15 year mission to Mars that was expected to last only 90 days, NASA says goodbye to its longest serving Opportunity rover. We take a look back at some of Oppy's greatest achievements.

Australian schools could be doing a way better job of saving energy

A new survey has found Australian schools are failing to aequately track their energy usage and they represent an untapped opportunity for reducing our carbon footprint.

VIDEO: Why we need more entomologists

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41% of insect species are in decline. Of that, one third are going extinct. These scary new figures show us why we need to have more entomologists.