science & technology

Australia’s first body farm

People are dying to get into this forensic research facility

Virtual reality: from Giotto to VRporn

The unexpected history of a radical technology

When planetary catastrophe is your day job

Climate scientists are working hard to keep the apocalypse relevant

The unflappable Finkel

Australia’s chief scientist talks energy alternatives and trying to elevate the narrative

Don’t believe the hype

Adam Greenfield’s ‘Radical Technologies’ is an essential guide to the tech revolution

Tablet or toilet?

How transformative has the computer age really been?

The robot race

What does automation mean for the future of jobs?

Deep space mined

Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex keeps an eye on the stars

Spheres of influence

Social media is blurring the line between opinion and advertising

Snapshots from the abyss

Meet Australia’s creatures of the deep