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Interplanetary internet: Communication out of this world

Various global agencies are contributing to the expansion of the internet for deep space commun ...  
The Plan: Winking, blinding and eye-watering Coalition negligence

The Morrison Government is fobbing us off with a tissue of lies, a wink, a nudge and a glossy ...  
Returning to the office post-COVID: It's not set in concrete

The popular view is that once we've got on top of COVID-19 through vaccines, occupancy of offices ...  
Zuckerberg's metaverse comes with serious flaws

The proposed Facebook metaverse, a virtual reality environment, could lead to danger if used by ...  
Artificial intelligence to better understand our world

While artificial intelligence has been an important tool in gaining a better understanding of our ...  
IA Book Club: Long Half-life – The Nuclear Industry in Australia

In his far-reaching review, Dr Evan Jones explores a book by Ian Lowe, which looks deep into ...  
Rapid testing and viral mapping can help beat COVID-19

More testing and better knowledge of how the COVID-19 virus works are crucial in defeating its ...  
Using satellites in the fight against COVID-19

Scientists have discovered a way to predict the best time to ease pandemic lockdowns using sate ...  
Climate change making fires a bigger threat

The effects of climate change have increased the danger of fires in Australia, with a need for ...  
Key to pandemic management is in the logistics

Understanding the maths behind how a pandemic works makes it clear how to control and eventually ...  
HELEN CALDICOTT: If man cannot overcome his desire to kill, we are doomed

We are racing with great speed towards a nuclear holocaust unless man can conquer his fatal ...  
Billionaires in space

Our economic and social system has bred people wealthy enough to squander the privilege of space ...  
Billionaires spend buckets on beating each other in space race

Billionaires have been battling it out, spending dollars and carbon at a huge rate in a bid to win ...  
HELEN CALDICOTT: With all its wisdom, the human race is killing itself

From a historical perspective, Homo sapiens are an evolutionary aberrant.  
Science has made the idea of 'race' non-existent

Since the mapping of the human genome, biologically, the term 'race' is irrelevant.  
Right and Left: The choice between dumb and dumber

When it comes to thinking, progressives do it better than conservatives do.  
Liberal Government condones risky IVF procedure

The Liberal Party is making an effort to pass legislation that would allow a highly experimental ...  
Digital technology opening up new spheres of human possibility

The digital world is unlocking new capabilities of human behaviour, writes Paul Budde.   

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