The world's most powerful telescope - the new Square Kilometre Array (SKA) - is likely to need the world's biggest computer to handle the incredible amount of data it will produce - and the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) is working out how to do it without breaking the bank.
The amount of computer data generated by the entire world in a whole year will need to be stored in a single day for the world's most powerful telescope - the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) - and the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) is gearing up to meet that unprecedented need.
A weapon invented by a Darkan farmer to smash and destroy weed seeds is nearing commercial production after further development by the Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI) at The University of Western Australia.
A leading WA scholar who co-authored a paper that revolutionised global understanding of the impact of corporate disclosure on share prices has been appointed joint Presidential Scholar for 2012 by the American Accounting Association (AAA).
Honey production in Western Australia is down more than half this year as honeybees are affected by recent drought conditions that have resulted in failure of blossom in a number of plants important for honey production.
One of the world's leading integrated energy companies Chevron has invested more than $5.7 million to establish an endowment capable of supporting a Professorial Chair in Gas Process Engineering in perpetuity at The University of Western Australia.