The newsgroup is for the discussion of science in Australia. Topic include, but are not limited to: - general discussion of scientific issues relating to Australia - science education at primary, secondady and post-secondary levels - science funding and policy - new discoveries - employment and careers in science - science and society - announcements of conferences - announcements of scholarships Disciplines which may be discussed include, but are not limited to: - agricultural sciences - astronomy, astrophysics and other space sciences - biological sciences - chemical sciences - electronics - engineering - environmental sciences - geology and earth sciences - genetics - mathematical sciences - medical and health sciences - physics - psychology - zoology Discussion on these topics should be specific to Australia. More general scientific discussions should be directed to mainstream sci.* newsgroups. Discussion of computers and the Internet should be directed to the relevant existing aus.* newsgroups. One off or infrequent announcements of a scientific nature are acceptable. This includes announcement of conferences, workshops and seminars, availability of scholarships, and calls for papers. One off job advertisements are acceptable within reason, subject to review if such traffic becomes heavy. For profit advertising, HTML postings and binaries are not permitted.
The above graph is a moving average of the number of articles posted into aus.science per day. The top of the green area counts the number of articles posted in the last 24 hours, whereas the blue line counts the number of articles posted in the last 2 hours, times 12.