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Three men looking at laser physics equipment inside a laboratory with sound proofing.

If you look at a  map of the most water-stressed  nations on Earth, India is coloured red, placing millions of people's lives and livelihoods in danger. But could advances in quantum physics actually be part of the solution?

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Dr Ana Casas Ramos outside in front of a tree and small garden.

When a volcanic rock split in two in Japan recently, what happened? Mythologically & geologically speaking.

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Dr Noelia Martinez Rey is standing inside the ruins of a telescope destroyed by bushfire.

Dr Noelia Martinez Rey creates artificial stars in space using lasers to correct for the twinkling effect of atmospheric turbulence. “When you see a star twinkle, that twinkle is created by turbulence in our atmosphere,” she explains.

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Dr Lara Malins in chemistry laboratory.

As a kid, Dr Lara Malins loved playing with Lego. Now she is using those same skills to build new drug leads in the fight against antibiotic resistance.

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In search of an unbreakable code, ANU researchers are looking to the realm of quantum physics. And: laser beams.

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Shanae King is standing outside with remains of telescopes in the background.

Shanae King builds systems that are literally out of this world – or they will be, one day.

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