Thunder claps, lightning bolts, wind and hail – all the opera of an ordinary thunderstorm – aren't entirely understood by climate scientists. As the planet warms, thunderstorms are expected to become more intense, but no one can say for certain how the winds will blow.
Monash astrophysicists using the ALMA telescope in Chile have made a world-first discovery with the sighting of a second new ‘baby’ planet (two to three times heavier than Jupiter) inside a gas and dust gap.
This week's alumni article comes from NYSF 2016 Alumnus Jamali Kigotho, who since completing the NYSF has been very busy working on an environmental startup, while completing a double degree at university. Here is his story: