Archived News for Engineering Professionals - November, 2020
An Australian telescope has scanned over 3 million galaxies to create a new atlas of the Universe.
Military 'waste' alleged
Australia’s military and defence spending is reaching an eye-watering level.
Uranium labelled unhelpful
It appears unlikely that Victoria will change its stance on uranium mining.
Big boost for heat-power
Australian researchers say their new breakthrough could unlock body-heat powered personal devices.
Funds for first micro-hydro
New funding has been provided for Australia’s first remote microgrid using renewable hydrogen generation.
Oration urges deep links
Experts say it is more important than ever to learn from ancient Australian cultures.
COVID no help for gas levels
The WMO says the industrial slowdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic has not curbed record levels of greenhouse gases.
Green light for gas giant
The Narrabri Gas Project has received federal approval, despite concerns for water resources.
Locals print more mini-kidneys
Australian researchers have again improved the technology for 3D-printing human organs.
New head for plasma lab
ANSTO has appointed one of the world’s leading plasma accelerator experts as its Leader of the Centre for Accelerator Science.
Vortex fluids help new hybrids
Flinders University is working on the technology behind future water recycling.
Big buzz around sound building
Engineers are using high-frequency sound waves can be used to build new materials.
Developers push NSW moves
The NSW Premier has been accused of making decisions suggested by developers against departmental advice.
Mascot cracks keep residents away
Eighteen months after cracks appeared in Sydney’s Mascot Towers, many residents have no answers and no options.
Biomethane injections tested
Federal funds will allow gas firm Jemena to test injecting biomethane into the NSW natural gas network.
Green tea tech for gene edits
Green tea and some high-tech materials could make gene therapy more affordable.
Jail time for missile leak
An ex-Raytheon engineer has been sentenced to prison for taking technical information to China.