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A thin layer of metal foil could be the key to making green hydrogen production from solar energy a commercial reality. A team led by scientists at the ANU Research School of Physics...
1 December
1
Dec
Leading nanotechnology and physics researcher, Distinguished Professor Chennupati Jagadish, will be the next president of the Australian Academy of Science. He is the first Australian...
29 November
29
Nov
We bid farewell with sadness to Emeritus Professor Sydney Hamberger, foundation Professor of the Plasma Research Laboratory. Professor Hamberger passed away in Canberra aged 92, and was laid...
15 November
15
Nov
A new sandwich-style fabrication process, placing a semiconductor only one atom thin between two mirrors, has enabled physicists to make a significant step towards ultra-low energy...
12 November
12
Nov
A team of international scientists, including researchers from The Australian National University (ANU), have unveiled the largest number of gravitational waves ever detected. The...
8 November
8
Nov
Imagine telling your boss that you need to spend $1000 each on two diamonds – for work. But you will use them to create more diamonds!  The catch? You will probably break...
20 October
20
Oct
How do you find the remnants of violent cosmic events? Look at the bottom of the ocean of course! PhD student in nuclear physics, Dominik Koll, is searching for tiny traces of plutonium-244...
12 October
12
Oct
An innovative portable manufacturing process, inspired by a coffee machine, has given scientists new insights into fabricating and measuring membranes full of nanometre-scale pores. The...
24 September
24
Sep
With Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States signing a historic deal on nuclear powered submarines, The Australian National University (ANU) stands ready to train the next...
16 September
16
Sep
Researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) have developed a system to transport data using atomically-thin semiconductors in an extremely energy efficient way. The...
13 September
13
Sep

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