Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies. Search the Bennies catalogue Accessit for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS.
Three Australian scientists you've never heard of who changed the world- The inventor of television, a pioneering radio astronomer, and the man who discovered lithium — their names are virtually unknown, and yet their works and discoveries changed the face of science forever.
Mary Sherman Morgan – Rocket Girl- The fuel that launched America’s first artificial satellite was formulated by a woman – “the best-kept secret in the space race”.
The fight to eradicate malaria- The lowlands of Papua New Guinea’s north coast have been a flashpoint in the shattering contest of mosquito versus human throughout history.
Time to speed up coral evolution?-Marine scientists have a controversial plan to save them.
Today, 30 brilliant minds were recognised for their work and passion for increasing the visibility of women in science. There’s women working and researching robotics, the science of cider, computers, rare insects, mummies, brains and ground-breaking chemistry, among other fascinating discoveries.
Australia, popularly called 'The Land Down Under', is famous for several reasons―kangaroos, koala bears, the Great Barrier Reef, stunning beaches, great infrastructure, Steve Irwin, cricket, and delectable cuisine, to name a few. Leaving these reasons aside, there is another very important factor that adds to Australia's popularity―its list of scientists and their amazing contributions.
Conversations with australian Scientists. In these interviews, outstanding Australian scientists talk about their early life, development of interest in science, mentors, research work and other aspects of their careers.
The Australian Antarctic Division employs approximately 70 scientific staff and some 60 associated research, technical and administrative support staff. These profiles provide a snap-shot of the research teams working in the areas of Antarctic and Southern Ocean climate and ecosystems, and environmental protection and change.