02 December 2019

A runaway star, ejected from the galactic heart of darkness

Astronomers – including scientists from UNSW Sydney – have spotted an ultrafast star, travelling at a blistering 6 million km/h, after being ejected by the supermassive black hole at the heart at the Milky Way five million years ago.
01 August 2018

Why 2D? What is it about two-dimensional materials that makes them so interesting for future, low-energy electronics?

Constraining the movement of charge carriers (electrons or holes) to two dimensions unlocks unusual quantum properties, resulting in useful electro

Cheng Tan (RMIT, left) and Feixiang Xiang (UNSW, right) use a micromanipulator to fabricate hBN-encapsulated WTe2 structures within the oxygen-free, nitrogen atmosphere of a glove-box at RMIT.
03 July 2018

Centre Collaboration Combines Material Expertise

FLEET RMIT—UNSW collaboration measuring transport properties of van der Waals heterostructures

26 June 2018

Hiring for Education Focused Roles at School of Physics

The School of Physics is currently hiring for two education-focused roles.

Teaching Fellow 

FLEET
25 June 2018

Launch: Centre of Excellence in Future Low-Energy Electronics Technologies

FLEET - the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Future Low-Energy Electronics Technologies - has been officially launched.

24 April 2018

Finding our Sun’s lost siblings

In a huge galactic archaeology project, astronomers led by UNSW's Dr Sarah Martell have revealed the “DNA” of more th

Dr Dennis Stello
19 April 2018

Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) Launch

When NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) blasted off into space, Dr Dennis Stello from the School of Physics UNSW, experienced it f

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