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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THE ENVIRONMENT

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Bush fires

Study of ancient fires helps explain how they affect the land they burn.

NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE

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Nuclear fuel

International collaboration developing better nuclear fuels and materials

HUMAN HEALTH

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Flu season

International science team paves way for fast and accurate flu diagnosis.

INDUSTRY SOLUTIONS

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Aviation

Pioneering techniques advance understanding of metals under extreme conditions.

CITIZEN SCIENCE

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Feather map

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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Behind the scenes look at planetary science 

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Radiocarbon dating on ANSTO’s VEGA accelerator

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