Record-breaking temperatures during the Ashes cricket test match in Sydney led many to wonder: how hot is too hot to continue playing sport safely?
A Sydney team was the first in the world to confirm radiowaves from the latest gravitational waves event, resulting from a spectacular neutron star merger that has produced light and radio waves as well as gravitational waves.
A new partnership will see the University of Sydney work closely with Germany’s national space agency the German Aerospace Center (DLR) on new space engineering projects.
Scientists have measured how a galaxy’s spin affects its shape - and found faster-spinning galaxies are flatter and rounder. The discovery was made sampling 845 galaxies and could help provide insights into a galaxy’s past.
Sydney has scooped the Australian Institute of Policy & Science’s Young Tall Poppy Awards, with recipients including Angela Crean as 2017 winner for her work on reproduction and environmental impacts on sperm and offspring.
The University of Sydney has launched the Sydney Policy Lab with 14 projects aimed at addressing vital Australian and international policy issues.
WATCH: Seasnakes are turning black because of pollution, a study in New Caledonia has shown, while the snakes in pristine waters retain their stripes. Corresponding author Prof Rick Shine explains the phenomenon in a video.