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Megavolts Ep 10: Cygnus and the search for dark matter
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APR
Megavolts Ep 10: Cygnus and the search for dark matter

Is there dark matter all around us, is there a dark matter wind passing through us as the earth travels through space? Victoria Uttaree Bashu...

Nanoscale tent makes diabetes breath test a reality
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APR
Nanoscale tent makes diabetes breath test a reality

The accidental creation of a tent mere microns in area has enabled a breath test for diabetes, which could change the lives of millions of people...

Using a dynamic metasurface for amplification of free space radiation
14
MAR
Using a dynamic metasurface for amplification of free space radiation

Physicists have devised an ultra-thin dynamic amplifier for electromagnetic radiation using a parametric metasurface. A parametric metasurface...

Advice to postdocs: Surf the waves!
12
MAR
Advice to postdocs: Surf the waves!

Dr Maryna Bilokur took out the prize at the inaugural Life as Postdoc in STEM competition, with a talk journaling her postdoc journey with the metaphor...

Digging a tunnel in a quantum field
07
MAR
Digging a tunnel in a quantum field

When Rosemary Zielinski was offered an honours project to develop a theory of quantum tunnelling, her first thought was, 'but that’s already...

Quantum dot glowsticks could light up future technology
27
FEB
Quantum dot glowsticks could light up future technology

The heart of future quantum devices could be lit up by arrays of tiny glow-sticks, developed by ANU physicists. A group from the Department...

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