Astronomers have discovered the oldest known stars, dating from before the Milky Way Galaxy formed.
The search for life on other planets has moved up a gear with the breaking of ground for construction of the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT...
Researchers have found more than half of public datasets with scientific papers are incomplete, but easy fixes could make a big difference.
Complex ocean and atmospheric behaviour caused rapid seesawing of the global climate coming out of the most recent ice age
Archaeologists with ANU have discovered fossils of giant rats on East Timor up to 10 times the size of modern.
ANU researchers receive slice of US $20 million from the G20 to to strengthen global food security by making more energy efficient wheat.
Mt Stromlo will be the site of a new astronomical teaching observatory for high school students following two donations to the University.
Mt Stromlo is set to be a hub for the Australian space industry
Chemists have created a star-shaped molecule previously thought to be too unstable to be made.
An ANU astrophysics student has turned to artificial intelligence to help her to see into the hearts of galaxies.
ANU scientists have identified a gene that could potentially open the door for developing new treatments of the lethal disease sepsis.
Success in bringing research to the community has won four ANU early-career researchers ACT Tall Poppy awards.
The ANU congratulates Distinguished Professor Graham Farquhar AO, who has won the 2015 Prime Minister's Prize for Science for his work on...
A national stargazing event organised by The Australian National University (ANU) has won a second Guinness World Record for Australia.
An international team of physicists has created a quantum billiards game to gain new insights into the fundamental physics of exceptional...
A new ANU study will compare the ability of beginner and experienced drivers to spot obstacles on the road.
Scientists have discovered that different species of rock-wallabies living in north east Queensland are sharing genetic material.
A major European satellite mission has turned to The Australian National University (ANU) to help test science units for nano-satellites...
Scientists have developed a new way to view tiny movements of light atoms within the building blocks of materials, paving the way for new...
Researchers at ANU have found frill-necked lizards have different coloured frills, depending on where they live and what they eat.