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Pear shaped nuclei solve a nuclear fission mystery

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

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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.

News | 11 Oct 2019

Lights on for holograms in your hands and super-fast Li-Fi

A new centre will focus on linking the digital & physical worlds through light, thanks to $34.9 million in Australian Government funding.

Research story | 15 Aug 2019

Behind the scenes of science

The unsung heroes of science: meet the people who make our research possible.

Janet and Tim

Student blog | 13 Aug 2019

What we learned from meeting 39 Nobel Prize winners

Two ANU physics students, Janet Zhong and Tim Hume, recently joined over 500 young scientists for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany.

Career story | 26 Jun 2019

Celebrating Dr Elizabeth Bradford: the first woman to receive a PhD in physics from ANU

When Elizabeth Bradford was completing her PhD, the view from the Oliphant Building wasn’t of Lake Burley Griffin, but a grassy race track.

Student blog | 24 Jun 2019

Passionate science: 6 STEM students share their hobbies

Six STEM students from the ANU share their passions within and outside the realm of science.

News | 19 Jun 2019

What can we learn from the ACT Scientist of the Year?

As nominations come to a close for the 2019 ACT Scientist of the Year award, we turned to the 2018 winner for her words of wisdom.

Student blog | 18 Jun 2019

How to survive winter exams

Elmie knows a thing or two about doing the exam period right.

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