News: physics

Precision Mirrors Poised to Improve Sensitivity of Gravitational Wave Detectors

Researchers have developed a new type of deformable mirror that could increase the sensitivity of ground-based gravitational wave detectors.

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Uni of Adelaide staff and graduates at forefront of Australia Day awards

Dr James Muecke

The University of Adelaide congratulates eye surgeon and blindness prevention pioneer Dr James Muecke, AM, for being named the Australian of the Year for 2020.

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

Graphic image of neutron star collision

University of Adelaide physics researchers have been involved in new collaborative study which has revealed a possible collision of two neutron stars.

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Trapping atoms to protect Australia's groundwater

Atom Trap Trace Analysis facility

A unique new facility launched today at the University of Adelaide will help protect Australia’s precious groundwater from overuse and contamination.

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