School of Physics
The School of Physics at the University of Sydney is the leading Physics department in the country, with outstanding staff and students undertaking world-leading teaching and research.
Our 100 staff and 150 postgraduate students conduct research across a vast range of interests from nanoparticles to clusters of galaxies and from theoretical modelling to laboratory experiments. With access to supercomputers, modern laboratory facilities and observatories, locally, nationally and internationally, the School of Physics is the premier environment for physics education and research.
A star known as LkCa 15 lying 450 light years from Earth is surrounded by a vast disk of dust and gas making an ideal environment for planets to grow. Furthermore the dust shows distinct signs of disturbance.
Dr Paul Scully-Power AM joined CUDOS Director, Professor Benjamin Eggleton to officially open purpose-built labs in the Sydney Nanoscience Hub.
Researchers from the ARC Centre for Ultrahigh bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems (CUDOS) have demonstrated a phenomenon first proposed in 1948, but which had never before been observed experimentally.