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National approach “urgently needed’ for smoke pollution

Experts are calling for an independent national expert committee on air pollution and health protection to be urgently established.

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Analysis and opinion | 5 Feb 2020

Universities are key to meeting our climate change challenge

Australia's bushfires are the canary in the coal mine when it comes to climate change, writes Brian Schmidt. Here's how universities can act.

News | 13 Jan 2020

Counting the cost of bushfires on children

Experts warn children are among the worst affected when it comes to trauma caused by disasters like Australia’s ongoing bushfires.

News | 24 Dec 2019

Multi-dimensional study offers new vision for optical tech

A new design of optical chips enables light to experience multiple dimensions.

Research story | 17 Dec 2019

Frontier and centre

ANU will establish a new centre that brings physicists and astronomers together to explore the Universe’s secrets hidden in its darkest depths.

Student profile | 16 Dec 2019

Rhodes Scholarship a dream come true for honours student.

Physics honours graduate Matt Goh is Oxford-bound after winning a Rhodes Scholarship.

News | 13 Dec 2019

A quantum leap that’s been decades in the making

Improving the sensitivity of laser interferometers that can detect ripples in space and time from violent smashes in the Universe.

News | 13 Dec 2019

All Rhodes lead to ANU

Three ANU grads have won prestigious and highly-competitive scholarships to study at Oxford University in the same round.

Analysis and opinion | 11 Dec 2019

The X17 factor: a particle new to physics might solve the dark matter mystery

The so-called X17 particle could help to explain dark matter.

News | 7 Dec 2019

Pear shaped nuclei solve a nuclear fission mystery

Things go pear-shaped when you split the atom, nuclear physicists have found.

Professor Carola Vinuesa.

News | 22 Nov 2019

ANU researchers recognised as some of the world’s most influential

Four ANU academics have recently joined a prestigious list of Highly Cited Researchers awarded by the Web of Science.

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