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Quantum Brilliance, a venture-backed Australian quantum computing startup from The Australian National University (ANU), will install the world’s first diamond quantum accelerator...
25 March
25
Mar
Professor David McClelland is awarded a prestigious medal by the Australian Academy of Science The Thomas Ranken Lyle Medal. Prof. McClelland received this recognition for his life-long...
11 March
11
Mar
An Australian-led team of physicists have gained new insights into superfluidity by creating sloshing quantum liquids comprised of light and matter, in a bucket formed by lasers. “These...
22 February
22
Feb
Scientists have devised a way to reveal the superpowers of a crystal, with a mere flash of laser light. The superpowers in question, known as topological phases of light, include the ability...
12 February
12
Feb
An international team of scientists has invented the equivalent of body armour for extremely fragile quantum systems, which will make them robust enough to be used as the basis for a new generation...
8 February
8
Feb
New software will allow scientists to see data in 3D and create life-like models of objects like fossils and mummies, making it possible to "zoom in" on smaller details without damaging...
3 February
3
Feb
Quantum encryption offers unbreakable codes, but don’t get your encoding equipment from Dr Michael Hall. He’s discovered exactly how to hide code-breaking information in a quantum-encryption...
7 December
7
Dec
An international team of scientists has found a way to speed up the creation of diamonds, making them in a room-temperature lab in mere minutes. One of the lead researchers, Professor...
19 November
19
Nov
Lightning never strikes twice, so the saying goes, but new technology may allow us to control where it hits the ground, reducing the risk of catastrophic bushfires.  Many of...
16 November
16
Nov
The 2020 Prime Minister’s Prize for Science has been awarded to two physicists from The Australian National University (ANU) and two scientists from other institutions for their...
2 November
2
Nov

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