Anglo-Australian Telescope

A night in the life of an astronomer

Dr Stefania Barsanti takes us through what it's like to observe the cosmos with Australia's largest optical telescope 

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Lyrical science

How does this scientist react to popular lyrics about chemistry?

Dr Dan Preston unpacks the chemistry behind some of our favourite song lyrics.

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On being Alone

ANU alumna Dr Kate Grarock shares what her Alone experience was really like.

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Woman in control room at observatory

Searching for galaxies from the Anglo-Australian Telescope at Siding Spring Observatory

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This repository shows a sample of science, health and medicine research at ANU. Visit our research school websites for more detail.

Woman in quantum lab
Tue, 26 Sep 2023

Quantum teleportation is already being used in encrypted networks. It allows information to be shared instantly between linked, or entangled, quantum objects. But this new finding makes the system more resilient to noise and loss.

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A landscape with wind turbines
Thu, 21 Sep 2023

To shake us out of business as usual, we have to fast-track regulatory change, upskill the workforce, future-proof national infrastructure, embed a zero-waste approach to supply chains and massively boost business investment. Here’s how.

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Man holds small sensor
Wed, 20 Sep 2023

A simple, cheap and non-invasive blood test could help predict a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease up to 20 years before symptoms show.

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Wed, Oct 4 2023, 5pm

Join the shakers and movers of Canberra’s innovation community! Hosted by ANU Research School of Physics.

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50 years banner
Wed, Nov 8 2023, 8:30am

Save the date: 8-10 November 2023 to celebrate 50 years of the ANU Research School of Earth Sciences

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Solar farm
Thu, Nov 9 2023, 5:30pm

At the 2023 ANU Solar Oration, learn about the opportunities the net zero transformation presents for Australia and some of the challenges we will need to navigate along the way.

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WhatsApp and WeChat student groups

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Connect with them through our online Whatsapp & WeChat groups for students commencing in 2023.

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Online drop-in sessions 2023

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Do you have questions about studying science, application process, scholarships and others?
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