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Australia’s spacecraft and satellites will better survive damaging radiation and extreme conditions thanks to a $2.5 million grant, for space science to be led by the Australian...
18 June
18
Jun
The Research School of Physics congratulates four of its community who have been decorated in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Former Director of the Research School of Physics...
16 June
16
Jun
Emeritus Professor Neil Manson has been made a member of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday honours, for significant service to tertiary education, particularly physics. Director...
15 June
15
Jun
The International community of Gravitational Wave scientists are a few steps closer to detect a new source of gravitational waves that has never been detected. Distinguished Prof....
28 May
28
May
The sinking of an Indonesia submarine in April this year may have been caused by a wave up to 100 metres high, travelling within the ocean. Internal waves occur at sharp boundaries...
25 May
25
May
The first-ever discovery of rare plutonium-244 on earth has scientists rethinking the origins of the elements on our planet. The tiny traces of radioactive plutonium-244 were found...
13 May
13
May
Physicists trying to understand the stability of some heavy atomic nuclei are drawing inspiration from the fluid motion of giant flocks of birds. Some nuclei behave like a collection...
29 April
29
Apr
Vehicles that can propel themselves along the water and self-navigate around any object in their path could soon be a reality thanks to new research from The Australian National University...
24 April
24
Apr
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

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