Lasers to clean up space junk
Mount Stromlo researchers will play a lead role in cleaning up space junk, Gravity style, under a new $20 million Cooperative Research Centre.
Female birds rival males in bird song
A team of international researchers has found that bird song is almost as common in female birds as in males, overturning long-held theories that bird song was an exclusively male trait.
Kylie the kangaroo to help kids beat bushfire trauma
As the Australian bushfire season draws to a close, a new animated video from the ANU-based Trauma and Grief Network will help parents and children recover from the trauma of a bushfire.
Critical mass not needed for supernova explosions
Astronomers searching for clues about dark energy, the mysterious force that is speeding up the expansion of the Universe, have uncovered new evidence about the nature of supernovae, finding many are lighter than scientists had expected.
ANU takes science to southern Africa
An Australian National University scientist is heading to Africa with some unique experiments, including a vacuum cleaner-powered marshmallow bazooka, to help make science more accessible for young students and teachers.
Lupus research gets a boost
Dr Simon Jiang’s postgraduate studies on understanding the devastating disease lupus has received a big boost thanks to a nearly $50,000 scholarship from the National Health and Medical Research Council.
Giant Magellan Telescope design wins approval
Construction of the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) has moved one step closer after the project passed two major expert reviews over its design and construction.
National centre to Close the Gap
A new national centre for research into Indigenous health will help close the gap on Indigenous health and life expectancy.
Enrolments for the first two ANUx courses now open
Want to try your hand at Astrophysics or learn about India? Enrolments are now open for the first two ANUx courses.