News: Physics

New Ramsay Fellows to lead physical sciences' research

Dr Jack Evans

The University of Adelaide’s newest Ramsay Scholars will conduct trailblazing research spanning computational materials science to novel statistical and machine learning for astrophysical phenomena. 

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Adelaide influence in new South American gamma ray observatory

The High-Altitude Water Cherenkov Gamma-Ray Observatory on the slope of the Mexican Sierra Negra volcano. (Source: HAWC Observatory, J. Goodman)

University of Adelaide researchers are part of an international team that aims to unlock the secrets of the universe above the southern hemisphere.

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Physics: Uni of Adelaide ranked best in Australasia

Peter Veitch gravitational waves PM’s Science Prize

The University of Adelaide is the best university for physics across Australia and New Zealand according to new rankings of the best global universities.

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Earth observation technologies focus for partnership

The SITAEL Platino spacecraft over Australia. SITAEL

IPAS and SITAEL Australia partner to create new space-based infrared instruments. 

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First detection of a collision between a neutron star and a black hole

Artist’s impression of a neutron star and black hole about to merge. Carl Knox, OzGrav-Swinburne University.

Scientists detected the death spiral and merger of the two of the most extreme objects in the Universe, a neutron star and a black hole. 

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Top talent to boost State’s quantum materials future

Professor Glenn Solomon

One of the world’s leading experts in quantum materials has joined the University of Adelaide.

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Scientists on a mission from moon to mars

IPAS - Professor Nigel Spooner

New projects will contribute to investigating the feasibility of deep space exploration to destinations such as Mars.

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Insights into continuous waves from neutron stars

Artist’s impression of continuous gravitational waves generated by a spinning asymmetric neutron star. Image: Mark Myers, OzGrav-Swinburne University.

Using data from the LIGO and VIGO detectors, scientists are on the cusp of hearing what they call a continuous gravitational wave or the murmuring of a neutron star.

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$7m boost for sciences research

Researcher photo Linda Armbrecht

ARC Discovery projects showcase the dynamic breadth of sciences research at the University of Adelaide.

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Scientists in the news this week: October 2020

Associate Professor and Head Winemaker Paul Grbin and Scholarly Teaching Fellow and Assistant Winemaker Jill Bauer.

‘What even is the economy?’ Citymag has published a three-part series on ‘how SA makes money and stuff’ featuring several University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates.

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