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The trouble with Hubble – new study investigates expanding universe

Scientists have long known that the Universe is expanding, but determining whether the expansion rate is the same in different parts of the Universe has been unclear.

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Nobel Prize celebrates ultra-fast laser physics

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The Monash University Faculty of Science congratulates the physicists recognised this week for being awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics for ground-breaking inventions in the field of laser physics.

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FLEET collaboration aims to prevent energy losing its way

Cheaper, faster, smarter, smaller – the ever-evolving digital world has changed the way we live, as predicted by the law Gordon Moore outlined in 1965.

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New materials inspired by nature could be key to future electronics

Self-assembled nanostructures have atomically-precise structure and tailored electronic properties.

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Computer model showing the spiral pattern generated by a newborn planet orbiting in a disc of gas around a young star.  Credit: Pinte et al 2018.

Monash astrophysicists discover new ‘baby’ planet

Monash astrophysicists using the ALMA telescope in Chile have a made a world-first discovery with the sighting of a new planet inside a protoplanetary disc.

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