• Understanding the Global Navigation Satellite System

    Ben Southwell     |      November 22, 2017

    Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) is an umbrella term encompassing all global systems including GPS. There just so happens to be a GNSS hotspot over Australia. Ben Southwell from the Australian Centre for Space Engineering Research (ACSER) explains the term and how it relates to potential growth in our space capabilities.

  • Is it time to think about ‘organic indoor air’?

    Marco Amati     |      November 20, 2017

    Rising public concern towards exposure to toxins and pollutants have led researchers to consider our indoor environment. Environmental scientist Marco Amati explains the important role indoor plants can play in eliminating harmful toxins from these areas.

  • The social impact of a national space agency

    Solange Cunin     |      November 13, 2017

    Talk about the Australian Space Agency has moved quickly onto the impact for the economy and society. Founder of STEM space program Cuberider Solange Cunin discusses how a national space agency will impact our youth and their education.

  • The International Astronautical Congress: An IPC Co-Chair’s Perspective

    Naomi Mathers     |      November 8, 2017

    Each year the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) attracts the world’s space leaders to discuss new advancements in the space industry. This year the Adelaide Convention Centre hosted more than 4500 IAC delegates from around the world from the 25th – 29th September. Deputy Chair of the Space Industry Association of Australia Dr Naomi Mathers shares her thoughts on the Congress.

  • Deep Thought – Artificial Intelligence

    Alan Stevenson     |      November 1, 2017

    A computers ability to learn is increasing quickly, however computer logic and human logic are not one and the same. Alan Stevenson considers what this means for society.