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  • Students tweet telescope takeover

    Students from three Melbourne high schools have taken control of CSIRO’s famous Parkes telescope in NSW using the internet, posting their results on Twitter.

    Written by Georgina Swan12 Aug. 09 12:38
  • NASA releases enhanced Aussie Moon landing videos

    It may be 40 years since man first set foot on the Moon, but only now will people see the “real life” quality footage of Apollo 11 Moonwalk thanks to NASA and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation's (CSIRO) Parkes Radio Observatory.

    Written by Rodney Gedda17 July 09 10:17
  • CSIRO developing 100Mbit wireless broadband

    Wireless technology currently in development by the CSIRO may be the key to bringing a cost effective National Broadband Network to regional and rural Australia, according to the national science organisation.

    Written by Tim Lohman27 April 09 11:59
  • CSIRO settles wireless battle

    The Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Research Organisation (CSIRO) has settled its wireless technology patent battle out of court against some of the world’s technology giants, and plans to use the financial windfall to fund new research.

    Written by Kathryn Edwards22 April 09 14:46
  • Ex-biomedical chief heads-up IT at CSIRO

    The CSIRO has appointed a former biomedical executive to head up the organisation’s ICT arm, the Australian e-Health Research Centre (AEHRC).

    Written by Darren Pauli09 April 09 11:03
  • Local software to reduce hospital bottlenecks

    New software developed by the Australian e-Health Research Centre claims to assist hospital emergency medical staff to better gauge demand on their services.

    Written by Rodney Gedda02 Sept. 08 16:14