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Department of Physics News and Events

Scientists solve solar secret

Friday 25 March 2022

The further we move away from a heat source, the cooler the air gets. Bizarrely, the same can’t be said for the Sun, but University of Otago scientists may have just explained a key part of why.

Otago-led study calls for change to Building Code

Thursday 30 September 2021

Changing the Building Code to enforce construction of highly energy-efficient housing could help New Zealand reach its 100 per cent renewable energy goal, a University of Otago-led study shows.