A quantum computer may have solved a problem in minutes that would take the fastest conventional supercomputer more than 10,000 years. A draft of a paper by Google researchers laying out the achievement leaked in recent days, setting off an avalanche of news coverage and speculation.
A commercial-scale version University of NSW’s “microfactory” was launched yesterday, following a United Nations General Assembly address from prime minister Scott Morrison highlighting the need for action on plastics recycling.
The roles of women in the space industry are often overshadowed by their male counterparts.
Those who worked at Holden between 1945 and 2017 are being sought for an oral history of the company and its workers.
Drinking straws made from locally grown organic rye are being developed ahead of a proposed single use plastic ban in South Australia.
Prime minister Scott Morrison has spoken in favour of industry-led solutions to plastic ocean waste during an address to the United Nations General assembly early Thursday morning, AEST.
Defence supplier Xtek has earned a $10.6 million contract to “provide spare parts, repair, maintenance and support services” for the Australian Defence Force’s fleet of Wasp All Environment drones. The work will be carried out at a Xtek’s recently-completed Canberra facility, and according to defence industry minister Melissa Price will create an additional 10…
Dig deep: Australia’s mining know-how makes it the perfect $150m partner for NASA’s Moon and Mars shots
By Andrew Dempster, Director, Australian Centre for Space Engineering Research; UNSW In the wake of Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s meeting with US President Donald Trump, the Australian government announced on Sunday a commitment of A$150million “into our local businesses and new technologies that will support NASA on its inspirational campaign to return to the…
By Andrew Spence An Australian state with and abundance of renewable energy has unveiled a plan to become a leading global exporter of certified green hydrogen. South Australia is already a world leader in wind, solar and battery storage to the point where excess renewable energy is often shed during peak production…
A new online learning tool featuring advice from some of Australia’s manufacturing success stories was launched on Tuesday.