Landmark facilities for Australian science

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OPAL Research Reactor

The OPAL reactor is one of the world’s most effective multi-purpose research reactors.

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Bragg Institute

The Bragg Institute use a range of neutron scattering and X-ray techniques to solve complex problems.

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Cyclotron facility

The cyclotron allows us to investigate neurological disorders and many other diseases.

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Australian Synchrotron

The Australian Synchrotron facilitates research in medicine, agriculture and nanotechnology.

Nuclear science and technology at work


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Our Radiation Technology team has helped develop a method of preparing porous and reduced graphene oxide.


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A study has found deforestation is not always bad and can provide positive outcomes for biodiversity.


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ANSTO tested this smartphone app that can measure an individuals radiation levels.


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Plastics Project

Join the ANSTO Plastics Project and help our scientists with their environmental research.


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Discover the wonders of nuclear science and technology through education resources.

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Our citizen science cruises have helped to explain our plastics research

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Our world is made up of atoms. Learn more about their applications.

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Take a look inside Australia's only nuclear reactor, OPAL.

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Discover the meaning and applications of crystallography


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CURRENTLY thinking

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Mr Craig Kelly MP visited ANSTO to congratulate fourteen high achievers who have commenced a two-year leadership program.

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