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Troy McCann: Bringing outer space back to Australia
Alumni / News

Troy McCann: Bringing outer space back to Australia

In 1966, a team of students from the University of Melbourne built Australia’s first satellite which they successfully launched in 1970. In late 2014, a team of University of Melbourne students formed the Melbourne Space Program (MSP) to continue what these alumni had begun.

Lunar Mission One at Melbourne
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Lunar Mission One at Melbourne

In this public lecture David Iron will introduce Lunar Mission One and its motivations, the scientific and social importance of the mission and the future of international space exploration.

No more keys or cards? Technology goes under the skin
News

No more keys or cards? Technology goes under the skin

Researchers at the University of Melbourne are investigating the growth in a new type of technology, inserted under the skin, and set to revolutionise the way we gain access to our homes, our bank accounts and use public transport.

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Kinecting with the orang-utans

Computer and gaming technology is about to let orang-utans take charge at Melbourne Zoo.

How sharks can help combat air turbulence
News

How sharks can help combat air turbulence

Researchers are looking to the monsters of the deep for ways to improve air travel.

Growing challenges are disrupting our old ways of getting around cities
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Growing challenges are disrupting our old ways of getting around cities

Cities are complex systems. One visible artery of the city is traffic – the cluster of moving people and flowing goods – and mobility is critical for a city’s life.