ANU experts respond to the IPCC report on climate change
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released its latest synthesis report on climate change, warning that greenhouse gas levels are at their highest in 800,000 years. ANU experts have responded to the report.
Physicists build reversible tractor beam
Laser physicists have built a tractor beam that can repel and attract objects, using a hollow laser beam that is bright around the edges and dark in its centre.
Boeing and SpaceX are building new ‘space taxis’ for NASA
By Hamza Bendemra, Australian National University After a four-year competition, NASA has announced it has selected Boeing and SpaceX to take astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS). The contract – worth US$6.8 billion – was announced as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Development program on which the US space agency has spent about $US1.5 […]
New funds to bolster ANU clean energy research
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency has awarded more than $9 million to five ANU clean energy projects.
IT Service Quality Survey – Monday 25 August to Sunday 7 September
ANU is holding its third IT benchmarking survey to measure the quality of IT support to staff and students from Monday, 25 August.
Fostering closer energy ties with the US
An ANU collaboration with the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory has been raised during talks between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Tony Abbott at the White House.
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Tech girls are superheroes
A campaign to encourage more girls into computing and IT careers has been launched at ANU.
Reviving Einstein’s “spooky action at a distance”
Physicists have revived a quantum effect that Albert Einstein referred to as “spooky action at a distance”, opening up potential new forms of ultra-secure communications.