Tue, 17 Feb 2015
6.00 PM

Ray Volkas' public lecture now available online for those who missed this great event! This talk surveys the challenges to fundamental physics posed by the discovery of dark matter and neutrino masses, and the enduring question of why the universe is bereft of antimatter.

Mon, 16 Feb 2015

Stawell particle physics lab a step closer after State Government's $1.75m commitment

...t think we understand how big it could be yet, he said. The Centre of Excellence for Particle Physics has got a 10-year plan and within that...

Tue, 9 Dec 2014

Stawell mine could hold key to finding dark matter, scientists say

...measuring very tiny signals that might come from dark matter. Professor Geoffrey Taylor, a physicist from the University of Melbourne, said the...

Wed, 5 Nov 2014
Fabiola Gianotti

Higgs Hunter Will be CERN's First Female Director

Higgs Hunter Will be CERN's First Female Director Italian physicist Fabiola Gianotti will take the reins at the European physics powerhouse in...

Thu, 30 Oct 2014
Professor Bruce McKellar

Professor Bruce McKellar from Melbourne Node has been elected as the next President of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP).

Thu, 9 Oct 2014
Englert and Higgs

After a fifty-year wait, it seemed fitting that the public should wait an extra 45 minutes to hear the words that particle physicists had been wanting to hear since July 4 2012, that the winners of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics were François Englert and Peter W. Higgs.

Tue, 7 Oct 2014

Dark matter laboratory is a step closer

...three day joint workshop at Great Western, involving both the Centre of Excellence for Particle Physics and the Centre of Excellence for All-sky...

Thu, 25 Sep 2014

Astronomers look for dark matter in space, and physicists look for it underground, but both groups will be talking about it in Great Western in central Victoria from this Sunday.

Tue, 26 Aug 2014
12.15 PM

Associate Professor Juan Collar from the University of Chicago will present a series of lectures in NSW, SA, VIC and WA as part of National Science Week.