Posts by Eamonn Bermingham
Bound for Bonn: Aussie astro technology heading to Germany
Our award-winning phased array feed (PAF) technology will soon head to the northern hemisphere to be installed on the world’s […]
RV Investigator’s tales from the sea: final week
After travelling almost 16,000 km's , witnessing Australia's only volcano erupt and collecting detailed data every where from acoustic plumes to sea knolls, the RV Investigator and its crew heads home to Hobart for a well deserved rest
Keeping Australia’s frontline against foot and mouth head and shoulders above the rest
We're free of some of the world's worst livestock diseases. The manifesto that upholds this protection has just been heralded with a prestigious biosecurity award.
Using fast radio bursts to weigh the Universe
A newly discovered fast radio burst six billion years in the making will help us to weigh the universe
Gravitational waves: five things you need to know
Gravitational waves have seduced scientists for the past 100 years. But why the big fuss? In the wake of latest rumours that these waves may have been detected, we take a look at five things you need to know about gravitational waves.
RV Investigator’s tales from the sea: week one
Investigator ahoy! Our swanky ship is off to the sub-Antarctic territories of Heard and McDonald Islands to explore the role of underwater volcanoes in nourishing an iron-deficient Southern Ocean. This is the first is a weekly series of pieces from the voyage's chief scientist Mike Coffin.
Things that sting: how do Aussie insects measure up on the pain scale?
Down Under bugs and their pain scales (PS. The Spider wasp that drags huntsmen spiders along to their nests to feed their larvae rates pretty high).
Infinity: swinging into a conversation about energy
Find out how we're turning good clean fun into good clean energy with our Infinity Swing.
Water on Mars: five things you need to know
NASA have just announced that there is flowing, potentially life-giving water on Mars. Here are five things you need to know about this discovery.
NASA serves up a new dish for our deep space complex
Fresh from showing the world the first close encounter images with Pluto last month, our Deep Space Communication Complex in Canberra welcomed the newest member of its dish family to the facility today.
Taking remote control of your electricity
We've developed a new system that allows consumers to control high-drain devices remotely using a computer, smartphone or tablet.