ANU launches virtual tour of lab searching for traces of exploded stars

The Australian National University (ANU) has launched an online virtual tour of its Heavy Ion Accelerator Facility, which is searching for traces of exploded stars,...

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ANU launches virtual tour of lab searching for traces of exploded stars

Award for cultural change as makerspace gets students thinking like a physicist

Dr John Debs from the Physics Education Centre has won a 2017 Australian Award for University Teaching, announced by Minister for Education and Training, Senator...

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Award for cultural change as makerspace gets students thinking like a physicist

ANU to host library of beautiful, useful patterns

ANU is set to host a new virtual library of beautiful intricate patterns, which are unlocking secrets of chemical structures and triggering a revolution...

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ANU to host library of beautiful, useful patterns

CT Lab scans challenge theories of ancient glass making

Scans from the CTLab in RSPE are challenging centuries-old theories on how ancient Roman cameo glass was made and suggest the British Museum's most famous Roman...

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CT Lab scans challenge theories of ancient glass making

Australian of the year trophy designed with makerspace skills

RSPE’s ANU Makerspace has played a key role in designing and producing the newly unveiled Australian of the Year trophies.  Design sketches from the School...

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Australian of the year trophy designed with makerspace skills

Nanowires the key to safer scans

New miniature sensors developed at ANU could be the key to future safer medical imaging and security scans. A team of physicists that developed a detector for terahertz...

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Nanowires the key to safer scans

Gravitational waves detected for first time from two stars colliding

Scientists from The Australian National University (ANU) and around the world have detected for the first time ripples in space and time, known as gravitational...

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Gravitational waves detected for first time from two stars colliding

Gravitational wave team earns Nobel Prize

Congratulations to the Department of Quantum Sciences for their part in the detection of gravitational waves for the first time, which has earned the 2017 Nobel...

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Gravitational wave team earns Nobel Prize

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