University of New South Wales

Atlantic warming turbocharges Pacific trade winds

New research has found rapid warming of the Atlantic Ocean, likely caused by global warming, has turbocharged Pacific Equatorial trade winds. Currently the winds are at a level never before seen on observed ...

Aug 03, 2014
3.7 / 5 (77) 67

Single-atom transistor is 'perfect'

In a remarkable feat of micro-engineering, UNSW physicists have created a working transistor consisting of a single atom placed precisely in a silicon crystal.

Feb 19, 2012
4.9 / 5 (44) 24 | with audio podcast

Mystery of missing hydrogen

Something vital is missing in the far distant reaches of the Universe: hydrogen - the raw material for stars, planets and possible life.

Nov 24, 2008
4.5 / 5 (38) 17

Quantum age edges closer

(PhysOrg.com) -- The arrival of superfast quantum computing is closer following recent breakthroughs by an international team led by UNSW researchers.

Jan 05, 2010
4.6 / 5 (34) 8 | with audio podcast