An international team of astronomers has discovered the oldest and most distant carbon in the Universe, but there’s not enough of it to support standard theories of how the Universe lit up, a member from Swinburne University of Technology has calculated. In the early Universe a dark pervasive fog of neutral hydrogen gas lurked everywhere. […]
A young Adelaide engineer has developed a simulator to help health professionals learn how to properly perform the common ‘pen torch’ examination of the eyes – an essential test for signs of brain dysfunction. The simulator, known as EyeSim and designed by Timothy Nelson of Flinders University, will allow trainees to practise without distress to […]
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