ABC Science and Technology News
Has Australia's climate switch been flipped?
by Ben Deacon on January 22, 2020 at 7:13 pm
They don't have catchy names, but Australia is at the mercy of some big climate drivers that can conspire to help create significant weather events.
Report indicates Saudi Crown Prince had 'possible involvement' in Bezos phone hack
on January 22, 2020 at 3:09 pm
The United Nations issues a report that indicates Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been involved in the phone hacking of Amazon boss and the world's richest man Jeff Bezos.
Think Canberra's hailstorm was intense? This is what it was like in a glasshouse
by Niki Burnside And Jordan Hayne on January 21, 2020 at 7:09 pm
As a hailstorm of unprecedented ferocity bore down on the CSIRO's greenhouses on Monday, those researchers working inside the vulnerable buildings were faced with a split-second decision. To stay or go.
It is over for now but this is why the hail happened
by Kate Doyle on January 21, 2020 at 7:00 pm
From fire to ice. What were the conditions that made hailstorms so destructive in recent days, and what is going to happen next?
There's a 70km impact crater in WA that you might not notice — but it may have changed the world
by Genelle Weule on January 21, 2020 at 4:00 pm
Around 2 billion years ago when Earth was covered in ice, a meteorite slammed into what is now outback Western Australia creating what is thought to be the oldest impact crater on our planet.
Google wants to kill cookies. Here's what you should know
by Ariel Bogle on January 20, 2020 at 7:30 pm
When you go online, Google probably knows. And that's why its plan to get rid of third-party cookies is creating waves, especially for advertisers.
What is coronavirus and do Australians need to be alarmed?
by Tegan Taylor on January 20, 2020 at 5:55 am
Here is what we know about the novel coronavirus, or 2019-nCoV, that has infected hundreds of people in China, and how worried you should be.
First Dragon astronauts watch as SpaceX rocket explodes in controlled test
on January 20, 2020 at 12:13 am
It has been almost a decade since NASA astronauts launched from US soil via the space shuttle program, but now a new crewed rocket launch is just months away after SpaceX completes its final test — an emergency escape.
Stop accidentally handing over your personal information with these online privacy tips
by Ariel Bogle on January 19, 2020 at 9:00 pm
2020 is off to a chaotic start, but locking down your online privacy is still vital.
on January 19, 2020 at 6:39 pm