At the dawn of photography an Australian museum curator used the revolutionary technology to help introduce Australian animals to the world.
NSW Young Australian of the Year, Macinley Butson, is catapulted to global recognition by the world's biggest video sharing website — YouTube.
More than 4,000 metres above sea level, a line of footprints in the snow is all that's left of a research base reportedly stoking Chinese fears of a territorial "battle" in Antarctica.
Researchers use sensors and machine learning algorithms to predict where drivers can find the perfect car park.
In a drawing room above his laboratory, chemist Humphry Davy threw quite the soiree. But his nitrous oxide parties were more than a rollicking good time: they led to the discovery of anaesthesia.
Scientists have voted to redefine the value of a kilogram, in what they called a landmark decision that will boost the accuracy of scientific measurements.