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A brief history of Quantum
As the University of Melbourne joins the IBM Q Network, we look back at the biggest minds of the 20th century that have contributed to the quantum revolution.
Can you explain Quantum computing?
As the University of Melbourne joins the IBM Q Network - some us can struggle to get out heads around quantum computing and how it could change our lives.
Grasping the ‘spooky’ in Quantum physics
As the University of Melbourne joins the IBM Q Network, we explore the hard science that behind a quantum computer, and how it differs from a classical computer
What has Quantum ever done for me?
As the University of Melbourne joins the IBM Q Network, we look at new quantum sensing tools revealing an unseen level of detail and just how little we know.
Engineering plants for a sustainable future
University of Melbourne and AIST (Japan) researchers have discovered a way to modify plant cell walls to potentially produce greener materials like bioplastics.
3D scanning reveals new (but extinct) star fish
Advanced scanning by University of Melbourne researcher reveals that a rare star fish specimen was actually a new species, but one lost to extinction
Is Australia set to follow Europe and North America with an extreme summer?
Parts of Australia should brace themselves for a very hot summer, similar to the northern hemisphere summer, predicts University of Melbourne expert Andrew King
The invisible colours protecting birds from overheating
University of Melbourne research finds the nanostructure of a bird's feathers can regulate its body temperature by reflecting or absorbing near infrared-light
Getting it right: The most complex space telescope ever built
The James Webb Space Telescope has been beset by problems, but astronomers understand that there is no room for failure, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Decoding data to predict landslides
New software from the University of Melbourne can predict landslides two weeks before they happen, potentially predicting mine collapses and other disasters.