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Australia has a lot of awesome native wildlife that we want to protect. But to do that effectively, researchers need to keep track of how many there actually are in the wild. Recently, some distance education students tried to hold their own population count. But as they found out, it can be trickier than it looks.

Australia has a lot of awesome native wildlife that we want to protect. But to do that effectively, researchers need to keep track of how many there actually are in the wild. Recently, some distance education students tried to hold their own population count. But as they found out, it can be trickier than it looks.

Adelaide hosted a meeting of the world's top minds in the field of space - the International Astronautical Congress. During the week, some big announcements were made. We sent Rookie Reporter Ness along to give you a taste of the action.

Adelaide hosted a meeting of the world's top minds in the field of space - the International Astronautical Congress. During the week, some big announcements were made. We sent Rookie Reporter Ness along to give you a taste of the action.

When you think of iconic Aussie animals, kangaroos are right up there. Our unique bouncy marsupials are loved around the world but some experts say in some places there are just too many of them! They say roos can actually do quite a bit of damage to the environment, and that we should think of culling them. But that's pretty controversial.

When you think of iconic Aussie animals, kangaroos are right up there. Our unique bouncy marsupials are loved around the world but some experts say in some places there are just too many of them! They say roos can actually do quite a bit of damage to the environment, and that we should think of culling them. But that's pretty controversial.

Have you ever wondered how penguins stay warm? Or how dung beetles can help the environment? Well, you're about to meet some school kids who made it their mission to find out! They're the winners of this year's Sleek Geeks Eureka Science Awards.

Have you ever wondered how penguins stay warm? Or how dung beetles can help the environment? Well, you're about to meet some school kids who made it their mission to find out! They're the winners of this year's Sleek Geeks Eureka Science Awards.

On the 15th September, NASA's Cassini Spacecraft will nose-dive straight into Saturn! It'll be a dramatic end to an incredible journey of discovery which has taught us all sorts of new things about the sixth planet from the sun. Take a look at some of the awesome things Cassini has done.

On the 15th September, NASA's Cassini Spacecraft will nose-dive straight into Saturn! It'll be a dramatic end to an incredible journey of discovery which has taught us all sorts of new things about the sixth planet from the sun. Take a look at some of the awesome things Cassini has done.

What's your favourite subject at school? English? Maths? How about preventing the world from being hit by a catastrophic zombie apocalypse?

What's your favourite subject at school? English? Maths? How about preventing the world from being hit by a catastrophic zombie apocalypse?

Astronauts could soon be getting a slick wardrobe update. Space X founder Elon Musk has announced a new design of spacesuit that he says will work better and look better too. But what does it take to make a spacesuit?

Astronauts could soon be getting a slick wardrobe update. Space X founder Elon Musk has announced a new design of spacesuit that he says will work better and look better too. But what does it take to make a spacesuit?

Hi BTN, my name is Duhaa and my question is how do dreams affect us and how do they occur?

Hi BTN, my name is Duhaa and my question is how do dreams affect us and how do they occur?

Every kid dreams of the career they'll adopt when they grow up. But a new revolution in computing could take away those dreams for some and inspire new dreams for others. Artificial intelligence will change the way we interact with technology and the things it can do for us.

Every kid dreams of the career they'll adopt when they grow up. But a new revolution in computing could take away those dreams for some and inspire new dreams for others. Artificial intelligence will change the way we interact with technology and the things it can do for us.

Hi BTN, my name is Kayla and I go to Whitefriars Catholic School. My question is: Why are the colours of the rainbow in the specific order? I hope you can help about this beautiful and natural phenomenon.

Hi BTN, my name is Kayla and I go to Whitefriars Catholic School. My question is: Why are the colours of the rainbow in the specific order? I hope you can help about this beautiful and natural phenomenon.

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