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  1. 26 October 2021 - Science Matters

    Using neutron stars to detect dark matter

    Neutron stars can theoretically be used to detect dark matter and University of Melbourne researchers are refining the calculations to find the elusive particle

  2. 22 December 2020 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Exploring the most unknown universe

    Exhibitions in the NGV Triennial explore how around 95 per cent of the universe is still a mystery awaiting discovery, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 9 September 2019 - Under the Microscope

    The dark matter detective

    The University of Melbourne's Professor Elisabetta Barberio is leading groundbreaking Australian research in the hunt for elusive dark matter.

  4. Podcast7 August 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    The frontiers of physics: From planets to photons

    University of Melbourne physicist Professor David Jamieson takes us on a journey of his research; from Galileo’s historic discoveries to quantum computing.

  5. 24 May 2019 - Science Matters

    The art of inexplicable eddies

    A University of Melbourne collaboration between art and science explores the turbulent physics of eddies to produce a mesmerising artistic experience.

  6. Podcast6 March 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Molecules in motion

    Professor Eva Nogales, 2019 Grimwade Medallist, explains how she uses the cryo-EM technique to study our cells' microtubules and improve disease management.

  7. 3 October 2018 - Science Matters

    Quantum 2.0: At the beating heart of biology

    As the University of Melbourne joins the IBM Quantum Network, advances in quantum mechanics could answer the question posed by Erwin Schrödinger: What is life?

  8. 3 October 2018 - Science Matters

    Grasping the ‘spooky’ in Quantum physics

    As the University of Melbourne joins the IBM Quantum Network, we explore the hard science behind a quantum computer and how it differs from a classical computer

  9. Podcast26 September 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    The breath of life

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, Roger Rassool discusses FREO2, first electricity-free oxygen concentrating system

  10. 21 August 2018 - Science Matters

    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.