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  1. 5 July 2018 - Science Matters

    From gravitational waves to mobile phones: 50 years of physics

    To celebrate 50 years of the July Lectures in Physics at the University of Melbourne, we look back at four physics discoveries that have changed our world.

  2. 26 June 2018 - Science Matters

    Quantum leap in computer simulation

    University of Melbourne physicists have successfully simulated a quantum computer faster than any real prototype in a key step to help us become quantum-ready.

  3. 29 March 2018 - Science Matters

    Quantum boost for medical imaging

    University of Melbourne quantum physicists demonstrate a new technique to potentially 'light up' our molecular insides to produce more powerful MRI scans.

  4. 15 March 2018 - Science Matters

    A brief history of Hawking’s scientific legacy

    Stephen Hawking left a legacy to science; a University of Melbourne expert looks at what he left behind, from gravitational waves to imaginary time.

  5. 8 August 2017 - Science Matters

    Spinning diamonds for quantum precision

    University of Melbourne physicists have discovered a way to protect highly sensitive quantum sensors from external magnetic fields by spinning diamonds.

  6. 23 July 2017 - Science Matters

    Photon teleportation: Less ‘beam me up’, more 007

    China's recent 'teleportation' of a photon between Earth and a satellite may have applications in quantum computing, says a University of Melbourne physicist.

  7. 25 October 2016 - Science Matters

    A big discovery in a tiny package

    Researchers have developed a way to radically miniaturise a MRI machine, using atomic-scale quantum computer technology, with potential for new drug treatments