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Physical sciences

Physical sciences resources for ANU students, staff, and researchers.

Australian sites

  • Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO)
    The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) is a statutory body of the Australian government, formed in 1987 to replace the Australian Atomic Energy Commission. Its head office and main facilities are in southern outskirts of Sydney at Lucas Heights, in the Sutherland Shire. As custodian of Australia's landmark infrastructure, ANSTO is using nuclear science to benefit industry, people and the environment.
  • Australian Synchrotron
    The Australian Synchrotron is a world-class national research facility that uses accelerator technology to produce a powerful source of light – x-rays and infrared radiation – a million times brighter than the sun. The Australian Synchrotron supports the research needs of Australia’s major universities and research centres, and businesses ranging from small-to-medium enterprises to multinational companies. 
    CUDOS brings together a powerful team of Australian and International researchers in optical science and photonics technology, and is working to bring significant advancement in the capabilities and knowledge in this crucial field.

  • Australian Institute of Physics
    Australian Institute of Physics is a organisation promotes the role of Physics in research, education, industry and the community.

International sites

  • American Physical Society (APS)
    The American Physical Society (APS) is a nonprofit membership organization working to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics through its outstanding research journals, scientific meetings, and education, outreach, advocacy, and international activities. APS represents over 53,000 members, including physicists in academia, national laboratories, and industry in the United States and throughout the world. Society offices are located in College Park, MD (Headquarters), Ridge, NY, and Washington, D.C.
  • Institute of Physics
    The Institute of Physics is the professional body and learned society for physics in the UK and Ireland.

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