Australian National University

New tool for galactic archaeology

(Phys.org) —Reconstructing the history of our Galaxy has just become a whole lot easier, thanks to a team of international astronomers led by Dr Luca Casagrande from the Research School of Astronomy and ...

dateApr 07, 2014 in Astronomy
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Waves costly for fish

(Phys.org) —Big waves are energetically costly for fish, and there are more big waves than ever. The good news is that fish might be able to adapt.

dateFeb 03, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Tiny lasers light up future electronics

(Phys.org) —Faster, smaller electronics are one step closer with researchers from The Australian National University successfully making the first room temperature lasers from gallium arsenide nanowires.

dateNov 18, 2013 in Optics & Photonics
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Laser tripod for better levitation

(Phys.org) —Physicists from The Australian National University have shown that three lasers are better than one when it comes to levitating small but visible objects on light, designing an extremely precise ...

dateOct 30, 2013 in General Physics
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China set for carbon pricing

As Australia moves to scrap its pioneering carbon-pricing scheme, China is expected to have seven pilot pricing systems in place no later than 2015, followed by a national scheme, according to a new survey ...

dateOct 11, 2013 in Environment
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