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ITMO & Australia National University: Invisible Hobbits & Harry Potter? Creating Invisible Objects Without Metamaterial Cloaking

Physicists from ITMO University, Ioffe Institute and Australian National University managed to make homogenous cylindrical objects completely invisible in the microwave range. Contrary to the now prevailing notion of invisibility that relies on metamaterial coatings, the scientists achieved the result using a homogenous object without any additional coating layers. 494 more words


Anna Bligh

Anna Bligh was in Canberra last week promoting her book Through the wall: Reflections on leadership, love and survival.

We saw her at the Australian National University under the banner of an ANU and Canberra Times meet the author event. 1,752 more words

Australian History

By Tom Collins (Australian National University, Canberra, Australia).

Having to wake up at 4:30am, I can’t say I was exactly excited (I love my sleep). This morning, as always seems to be the case with flights, didn’t go according to plan. 477 more words


ONLINE GIFTS to the #world: #GreatSpirit #WhistleblowerKids in #Dutch

This ‘medicinal troubadour’ was sent by Dutch blogger Don Quijote who is telling the story of the whistleblower kids in Dutch! In German it is on… 226 more words


road to fiscal disaster ... through welfare

The main reason the supporters of Labor/Green hate Abbott and the Coalition parties so much, is obvious. They don’t want the tap turned down, even a little bit: … 2,202 more words


Milky Way Teeming With Habitable Planets

A study based on 151 multi-planetary systems found by NASA’s Kepler space telescope shows that most have a planet — or two or three — at the right distance for liquid surface water, a condition believed to be necessary for life. 196 more words

Science & Technology

Emerging Contemporaries exhibition at Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre

I was lucky to have my Triangulation Chair as part of this year’s Emerging Contemporaries exhibition at Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre. The exhibition includes university graduates and emerging designers/craftsmen within Australia. 69 more words

Australian Design