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Designing the cover of the Australian National Dictionary second edition

As publication of the Australian National Dictionary second edition approaches, we thought we’d share the story behind the cover. We spoke to designer Sue Dani about her experience creating the covers for the dictionary. 484 more words

Australian National Dictionary Centre

Introduction to the Australian National Dictionary Second Edition: Part Two

Editor Bruce Moore, in his Introduction to the dictionary, describes the history and methodology of this significant work of Australian lexicography. We reproduce the first part of the Introduction here. 2,042 more words

Language

Introduction to the Australian National Dictionary Second Edition: Part One

Editor Bruce Moore, in his Introduction to the dictionary, describes the history and methodology of this significant work of Australian lexicography. We reproduce the first part of the Introduction here. 2,034 more words

Language

Legacies of Politicians

Politicians as a species are known for their lyrical, and sometimes ludicrous, use of language. Australian politicians are no exception and our parliamentarians, senators, and even prime ministers have had a role in shaping Australian English. 705 more words

ANDC

DANKE by Moody

Very few people know that Moody did his Diploma in The Russian Language from St. Petersberg University. Later completed his Masters in Business Administration. While in Lahore in 2003 developed a voracious appetite for reading books. 173 more words

MOODY MY SON

Reality doesn’t exist until we measure it, quantum experiment confirms

Mind = blown.

Australian scientists have recreated a famous experiment and confirmed quantum physics’ bizarre predictions about the nature of reality, by proving that reality doesn’t actually exist until we measure it – at least, not on the very small scale. 612 more words

NEW Nanomaterial Holds Promise for Highly Efficient Thermo-Photovoltaic Solar Cells - Solar Energy at Night?

Dr Kruk next to a diagram of the metamaterial structure. Credit: Stuart Hay, ANU

Overview: “Thermophotovoltaic cells have the potential to be much more efficient than solar cells,” said Dr Sergey Kruk from the ANU Research School of Physics and Engineering. 542 more words

Nanotechnology