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  1. 29 October 2020 - Science Matters

    Organised chaos: The key to next-generation solar technology

    Researchers including at University of Melbourne have resolved a fundamental challenge in next-generation perovskite solar cells, bringing widespread use closer

  2. 19 June 2020 - Science Matters

    Where have all the stars gone?

    We see far fewer stars now than our ancestors or rural friends, now a citizen science initiative, including University of Melbourne, is mapping light pollution.

  3. 2 January 2020 - Science Matters

    A very, very brief history of time

    From tracking the heavens to formulating relativity and entropy, understanding time has been a major human endeavour, says a University of Melbourne expert

  4. 5 June 2018 - Science Matters

    What happens to wildlife in a city that never sleeps?

    Lights have brightened our nights and urban wildlife is having to adapt; University of Melbourne research explores our light's impact on nocturnal urban animals

  5. 19 June 2017 - Science Matters

    The exciting future of light energy

    The University of Melbourne is leading the Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science - which could potentially change how we meet the world's future energy needs

  6. 4 May 2017 - Science Matters

    When good animals make bad decisions

    Human impact on the environment is tricking animals into ecological traps, where attractive habitats hide a big risk as University of Melbourne research finds.

  7. 7 July 2016 - Go Figure

    How energy is hidden in colours

    There is a reason roses are red, and we can use this knowledge to create super-efficient, flexible and printable solar panels to power a renewable future