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Easter Egg

As you dive into the chocolate eggs this Easter take a moment to learn why that chocolate you're eating is so delicious

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18/04/2014
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ANSTO’s Head of Institute for Environmental Research, Professor John Dodson, reveals insights into the history of burning coal in China.

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17/04/2014
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Today, for the first time, we acheived 70% spin polarisation of 3He gas in a neutron beam at OPAL, using our new Polarised 3He Filling Station, which has been provided by the Institut Laue Langevin, in Grenoble, France.

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17/04/2014
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To celebrate National Heritage Week, ANSTO invites you to look back to the 1950s when Australia’s very first nuclear reactor HIFAR (High Flux Australian Reactor) was built to serve the Australian community.

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09/04/2014
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In Celebration of 100 years of Crystallography we take a look back at its history and the impact it has had on society.

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09/04/2014
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Today, Channel 7's breakfast TV show Sunrise came to the Institute and featured interviews with Vanessa Peterson and Jamie Schulz.

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08/04/2014
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An ocean of water has been found underneath the icy crust of Enceladus, Saturn’s sixth largest moon, according to observations of the Cassini spacecraft published in Science today

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04/04/2014
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As we approach Easter ANSTO gets ready to make fountains of homemade chocolate slime as part of the Discovery Centre's annual Easter Workshops.

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03/04/2014
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Dr Toshi Fujioka and Dr David Fink from the Institute of Environmental Research ICCAS project have carried out fieldwork in Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks in northern Australia. The trip revealed new insights into the evolution of the landscape.

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02/04/2014
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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its report today detailing the current and future effects of climate change around the world.

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31/03/2014
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Charley Lineweaver presents an Atavistic Model of the origins of cancer from his perspective as an 'astrobiologist', for ANSTO's Distinguished lecture series.   

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28/03/2014
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The Vienna connection was on show this week, when Australia’s Ambassador in Vienna, Mr David Stuart, came to ANSTO for briefings on its latest environmental and health projects, as well as local efforts in relation to nuclear non-proliferation and regional training.

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28/03/2014
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Australian researchers may soon be able to examine the intimate details of chemical reactions and biological processes by collecting information billions of times faster than the blink of an eye. 

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27/03/2014
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The 2013 NSW Woman of the Year, Dr Cathy Foley, will present a ‘Women in Science’ seminar at the AINSE Theatre April 17. 

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26/03/2014
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Q & A with Dr Sandra Piazolo, from the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, at Macquarie University, who led research at ANSTO to find out ‘how glaciers and ice sheets flow?’ and ‘how rocks flow at high temperatures and pressures?’

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24/03/2014
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Today is International Colour Day, the day where we celebrate that remarkable phenomenon that is all too often taken for granted. In fact, few things affect us as much as colour.

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21/03/2014
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Our TAIPAN thermal 3-axis spectrometer will be unavailable to users between 6 June and 12 September 2014, as we install the new ARC-funded beryllium-filter (secondary-spectrometer) option.

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20/03/2014
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Prof Warrick Couch will give a free science talk on cosmology, galaxy formation, and the discovery of other worlds.
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20/03/2014
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Today we hosted visitors from the Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter, one of the most famous and earliest established materials-research institutes in China, which focuses on studies of structural chemistry and novel crystal materials.

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19/03/2014

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