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Science graduates share tales of career success in new podcast

Podcast - Sarah chats with Millie Shinkfield, Quality Assurance Assistant Mexex Food Production

Hear inspiring stories from science graduates in the University of Adelaide’s new podcast series.

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Scientists in the news this week: August 2020

Superstar of STEM Roberto De Bei

Here are the stories of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

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World’s smallest imaging device has heart disease in focus

Ultrathin 3D printed endoscope imaging an artery - photo by Simon Thiele and Jiawen Li.

A team of researchers has used 3D micro-printing to develop the world’s smallest, flexible scope for looking inside blood vessels.

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Leading particle physicist receives highest Australia Day award

Professor Anthony Thomas

Honours for Professor Anthony Thomas, who put the University of Adelaide on the world map of outstanding centres working in fundamental nuclear and particle physics.

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New study reveals a huge neutron star collision 3.4 times heavier than the sun

Colliding neutron stars

University of Adelaide physics researchers involved in a new study revealing possible collision of two neutron stars.

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Part of a disCERNing crowd

Martin White – proudly part of “an endless search for the unknown'. GLENN HUNT

Astrophysicist Martin White discusses life with and around the Large Hadron Collider.

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A collapsing star in a distant galaxy fired out some of the most energetic gamma rays ever seen

HESS telescopes in Namibia are on the alert for high-energy gamma rays. HESS Collaboration / Clementina Medina

New research shows we still have much to learn about gamma-ray bursts; but gives us confidence that our methods to detect them are improving.

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Shedding new light in many directions

IPAS - Professor Nigel Spooner

In a unique initiative, Defence Science and Technology and the University of Adelaide are conducting dual-use research that has found applications in defence, mining, medicine, soil forensics and archaeology.

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