Science & Tech

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UNSW Sydney scientists have discovered the purpose of a famous 3700-year old Babylonian clay tablet, revealing it is the world’s oldest and most accurate trigonometric table, most likely used by ancient mathematical scribes to calculate how to construct palaces, temples and stepped pyramids.

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Daniel Mansfield and Norman Wildberger say a 3,700-year old Babylonian clay tablet is the world’s oldest and most accurate trigonometric table.

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UNSW research should encourage schools and even nursing homes to consider adopting exercise routines to assist memory.

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Australia’s first quantum computing company, Silicon Quantum Computing Pty Ltd, has been launched to advance the development and commercialisation of UNSW Sydney’s world-leading quantum computing technology.

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Australia’s first quantum computing company, Silicon Quantum Computing Pty Ltd, has been launched to advance the development and commercialisation of UNSW Sydney’s world-leading quantum computing technology.

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The rest of the world is watching, government and industry leaders have been told, as UNSW ramps up commercial efforts to build a 10-qubit forerunner to a silicon-based quantum computer. 

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UNSW Sydney scientists studying microbes from some of the saltiest lakes in Antarctica have discovered a new way that the tiny organisms can share DNA that could help them grow and survive.

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An open letter by 116 tech leaders from 26 countries urges the United Nations against opening the 'Pandora's box' of lethal robot weapons.

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Reserve Bank board member Kathryn Fagg has won the Ada Lovelace Medal for Outstanding Woman Engineer, a national award given annually by UNSW Engineering.

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Five young UNSW researchers will spend a year sharing their knowledge with school students, teachers and the broader community after winning NSW Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.

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