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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Neutron scattering

ANSTO's suite of instruments lead Australia in helping 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.

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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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ANSTO's nuclear science expertise and infrastructure are supporting Australian industry.


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Become a citizen scientist today and collect wetland bird feathers to help protect our native habitats.

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Safely managing Australia's radioactive waste

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Erica Smyth discusses gender equity

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Understanding past climates

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ANSTO Early Career Award winner

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Radiocarbon dating on ANSTO’s VEGA accelerator

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