#Solar

330,000 miles per hour – The Parker Solar Probe becomes fastest object ever built

5 months ago — Quick Read

NASA 'Parker Solar Probe' has become the fastest object ever built - the probe clocked 330,000 miles per hour as it completed a fly-by and 'touched the sun'. The US...

High-Performance Perovskite Could Revolutionise Solar Sector

11 months ago — Long Read

Perovskites are set to revolutionise the solar sector years ahead of schedule thanks to a chance discovery by a team of researchers in Australia. While Perovskites have long been hailed...

Solar scientist Lucie Green launches kids Summer of STEM challenge

1 year ago — Long Read

Space scientist and broadcaster, Professor Lucie Green has teamed up with Born to Engineer favourite STEM Learning to launch a range of science, technology, engineering and maths challenges to keep...

The University of Queensland builds its own solar farm

1 year ago — Deep Dive

In a world first, Australian university builds own solar farm to offset 100% of its electricity use Limiting global warming to well below 2℃ this century requires carbon emissions to...

Worlds Biggest Solar Panel Maker Quietly Doubles Capacity With New Plant

1 year ago — Quick Read

The worlds largest solar panel maker has quietly set out plans to double its capacity. You probably have not heard of JinkoSolar Holding Co? JinkoSolar is the world’s largest solar...

The Sun: study shows it’s less active than sibling stars – here’s what that could mean

1 year ago — Quick Read

All stars emit varying amounts of light over time – and the Sun is no exception. Such changes in starlight can help us understand how habitable any planets around other...