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Supernova remnants in a million-year old sample

How do you find the remnants of violent cosmic events Look at the bottom of the ocean of course PhD student in nuclear physics Dominik…

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ANA to advance Australia’s sovereign nuclear capabilities

With Australia the United Kingdom and the United States signing a historic deal on nuclear powered submarines the Heavy Ion Accelerator Facility at ANU stands…

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Alien radioactive element find prompts creation rethink

The first ever discovery of rare plutonium 244 on earth has scientists rethinking the origins of the elements on our planet The tiny traces of…

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Accelerator to help Aussie tech survive in space

Australia s spacecraft and satellites will better survive damaging radiation and extreme conditions thanks to a $2 5 million grant for space science to be…

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Aps scholarships to study nuclear science

The Australian Public Service has announced scholarships for its employees to study nuclear science at ANU or UNSW The move follows the announcement in September…

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Carbon creation finding set to rock astrophysics

A new measurement of how quickly stars create carbon may trigger a major shift in our understanding of how stars evolve and die how the…

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Ocean sediments reveal nearby supernovae mystery

A mystery surrounding the space around our solar system is unfolding thanks to evidence of supernovae found in deep sea sediments Professor Anton Wallner a…

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Research will help scientists understand how stars create elements

New research involving The Australian National University ANU has for the first time demonstrated a long theorised nuclear effect in a feat that will help…

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Anu launches virtual tour of lab searching for traces of exploded stars

The Australian National University ANU has launched an online virtual tour of its Heavy Ion Accelerator Facility which is searching for traces of exploded stars…

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