How electromagnetic “eyes” are piercing the Antarctic ice to reveal a former supercontinent’s deepest secrets.
How distant celestial radiation is giving us a whole new perspective on the universe and our own backyards
Analysis of up to 100,000-year-old DNA at the University of Adelaide’s Australian Centre for Ancient DNA promises to throw new light on some of today’s most intriguing questions.
The beginning of the 21st century presents the interwoven challenges of climate change, rapid population growth and increasing freshwater, food and energy pressures. These challenges will be discussed as will the manner in which humanity has sought to meet them so far and is likely to do so in the future. The interconnection between climate change and energy use is producing innovative alternative energy ideas which are rapidly gaining ground. This promises to impinge favourably on freshwater and food supply and to ameliorate climate change. There is reason to be cautiously optimistic.
In this lecture, Professor Tanya Monro will discuss the opportunities for Australia in emerging optical fibre-based technologies. The Centre of Expertise in Photonics is a joint venture between the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) and the University of Adelaide, with support from the Government of South Australia. Before coming to Adelaide, Tanya Monro led […]