Former Gold Coast Sun preparing to sue the AFL over alleged racial vilification and sexual harassment

Former Gold Coast Sun preparing to sue the AFL over alleged racial vilification and sexual harassment

Former Gold Coast Suns player Joel Wilkinson is preparing to sue the AFL over alleged racial vilification and sexual harassment during his playing career. Foundation Suns defender Wilkinson, who was delisted after playing 26 games in three seasons, last featured in the AFL in 2013. Brisbane-based Shine Lawyers said the …

Corals build ‘cloud umbrellas’ to help keep cool under blazing sun, study says

Corals build ‘cloud umbrellas’ to help keep cool under blazing sun, study says

Posted April 24, 2018 10:04:35 Photo: Researchers say it may be possible to create cloud cover for corals by spraying sea salt into the air. (Supplied: Griffith University) Related Story: Marine heatwave so bad it ‘cooked’ parts of Great Barrier Reef Related Story: Could brighter clouds help to cool the …

Our Sun has ‘DNA’, and galactic archaeologists are searching for its family

Our Sun has ‘DNA’, and galactic archaeologists are searching for its family

Posted April 18, 2018 10:03:48 Photo: The Sun is not an only child, but its siblings are all light years away. (Supplied: NASA) Map: Australian National University 0200 An Australian-led team of galactic archaeologists is on a quest to find stars born at the same time and place as the …

Perth Zoo sun bear Jamran gets dental check-up

Perth Zoo sun bear Jamran gets dental check-up

Updated April 04, 2018 15:38:09 Photo: Jamran, who is 17, is to be put on a new diet. (ABC News: Samuel Yang) Related Story: Perth Zoo’s breeding program restricted Related Story: African lion Mandela dies during dental surgery at Perth Zoo Perth Zoo sun bear Jamran has been rescued from …

NASA readies Parker Solar Probe for ‘mission to touch the Sun’

NASA readies Parker Solar Probe for ‘mission to touch the Sun’

Posted March 29, 2018 11:37:36 Video: NASA readies spacecraft for ‘mission to touch the sun’ (ABC News) Scientists are putting the finishing touches on the Parker Solar Probe ahead of its mission to fly directly into the Sun’s atmosphere. The spacecraft will have to survive temperatures as high as 1,371 …