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Pluto, it’s not you, it’s us

Did you know we offer a Winter School course in Communicating Science? If you’re interested in science writing for both specialist and non-specialist audiences, presenting to communicate science and the use of emerging online social media in science communication, this is a great course for you. If you’re interested, check out “Communicating Science” in course […]

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The Big Bang; not how it sounds

Did you know we offer a Winter School course in Communicating Science? If you’re interested in science writing for both specialist and non-specialist audiences, presenting to communicate science and the use of emerging online social media in science communication, this is a great course for you. If you’re interested, check out “Communicating Science” in course […]

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The University of Adelaide 2015 Conoco Phillips Science Experience – its positively scientific!

Calling all year 9 and 10 science aficionados – we want YOU!
Talk to your parents, your teachers, your local Rotary club and get yourself registered for an unbelievable  experience!
This action packed three day Science Experience is a collaboration of experiences from the Faculty of Sciences and the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematical Sciences.  The […]

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Two University of Adelaide Science students win DSTO scholarships

Congratulations to Nicola Bilton, Bachelor of Science (Laser Physics and Technology) and Emily Filmer, Bachelor of Science (Space Science and Astrophysics) who have both won scholarships with DSTO!
Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences student Vanessa Glenny was the third recipient of the scholarship.
The scholarship program was introduced last year for female undergraduate students at the University of […]

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Chemistry Spectacular 2013

Once again the School of Chemistry and Physics will be staging their exciting Chemistry stage show – Chemistry Spectacular
It will take place at the University of Adelaide’s Scott Theatre, Schultz Building, North Terrace (G5 on the map).
Chemistry Spectacular features thrilling experiments and amazing demonstrations which is enjoyed both young and old.
There are 2 shows:

High School […]

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10 BQ – Secrets revealed in waves

Q: How did the universe begin?
A: In a previous ‘Can You Believe It?’ article (The Advertiser, March 22) talked about cosmic microwaves, which are an echo left over from the early days of the universe. By using radio telescopes, astronomers can learn about how the cosmos has changed during its 14 billion […]

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World Cup Soccer Ball – the Physics of the Jabulani

The 2010 World Cup is about to commence and there has been a lot of speculation on the accuracy of the new soccer ball. The University of Adelaide’s Professor Derek Leinweber decided to take a closer look this new ball (Jabulani) to investigate further.
If you missed Professor Derek Leinweber’s lecture on the physics behind the […]

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ASELL Science Workshop

The ASELL Science Workshop was held on the 6th-9th of April 2010 at the University of Adelaide. It involved the disciplines biology, chemistry and physics. Universities were invited to send 2-person teams (one academic and one student). Thes workshop included a mixture of discussions and laboratory-based activities. Each team showcased one experiment from its home […]

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IPAS hosts Harvard University Physics Professor

Professor Eric Mazur the Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Harvard University visited Adelaide University yesterday to present his talk “Nonlinear optics at the nanoscale” at IPAS.
We hear it on good authority (Mike Seyfang) that this was a most interesting and exciting talk by Professor Mazur. Click here for more information.

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Podcast:From the Big Bang to the Dark Side of the Universe

Are there completely new groups of particles as suggested by supersymmetry? What is the nature of astrophysical dark matter? What are the fundamental particles of Nature and how do they compose the world in which we live?
If you missed this exciting lecture, you can listen to it on our podcast.
Lecture: “Modern Subatomic Physics: From the […]

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