Landmark facilities for Australian science

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OPAL research reactor

One of the world’s most effective multi-purpose research reactors and the centrepiece of ANSTO's research facilities.

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Bragg Institute

Leads Australia in the use of neutron scattering and X-ray techniques to solve complex research and industrial problems.

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Cyclotron facility

Allows researchers to make potentially profound discoveries tackling neurological disorders and many other diseases.

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Australian Synchrotron

A world-class research facility provides benefits for diverse scientific and industrial fields and purposes.

Nuclear science and technology at work


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Science is providing insights into the changing migratory feeding habits of humpback whales.


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A new design could improve the material properties of sodium-ion batteries


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New study unlocking secrets to better treatments for conditions like multiple sclerosis.


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Plastics Project

The ANSTO Plastics Project helped our scientists with their environmental research.


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ANSTO develops a number of syllabus-focused education resources about nuclear science.

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Take a look inside Emu

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4 million doses of nuclear medicine and counting

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Citizen Scientists helped ANSTO's plastic project

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Understanding aquatic ecosystems

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How does a pet scan work?


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