105 relations: A. E. V. Richardson, AARNet, ABC News (Australia), Accton Technology Corporation, Adrienne Clarke, Aerogard, Alpha-Linolenic acid, Ars Technica, Asus, AT&T, Atlas of Living Australia, Atomic absorption spectroscopy, Australia, Australia Telescope Compact Array, Australia Telescope National Facility, Australian Animal Health Laboratory, Australian Bird and Bat Banding Scheme, Australian Capital Territory, Australian Dung Beetle Project, Australian National Wildlife Collection, Australian Space Research Institute, Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder, Backing Australia's Ability, Belkin, Billy Hughes, Biological pest control, Broadcom Inc., Caliciviridae, Canberra, Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex, Catherine Livingstone, Chairman, Chief executive officer, Cisco Systems, Cooperative Research Centre, CSIRAC, CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere, CSIRO Publishing, D-Link, David James Skellern, David Rivett, David Thodey, Defence Science and Technology Group, Distance measuring equipment, European rabbit, Flax, Forward error correction, Fred White (scientist), Fujitsu, Funnelback, ..., Gene, Geoff Garrett, George Bornemissza, George Handley Knibbs, George Julius, Government of Australia, Great Depression, Hawke Government, Ian Clunies Ross, IEEE 802.11, John O'Sullivan (engineer), John Stocker (scientist), Larry R. Marshall, Linola, Malcolm McIntosh, Megan Clark, Michaelia Cash, Microwave landing system, Modulation, Mopra Telescope, Myxomatosis, National Library of Australia, Neil Weste, Neville Wran, Nintendo, Norman Boardman, Parkes Observatory, Parliament of Australia, Paul Wild (Australian scientist), Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, Peter Rathjen, Phase-contrast X-ray imaging, Pleat, Polymer banknote, Rabbit haemorrhagic disease, RV Investigator, Salvinia, Second-level domain, Simon McKeon, SMC Corporation, Stanley Bruce, Susan Wijffels, T-Mobile, Telecoms crash, The Australian Financial Review, The Register, Toshiba, University of Melbourne, Verizon Communications, Wi-Fi, Yingjie Jay Guo, Zanamivir, .au, 3Com, 3D printing. Expand index (55 more) » « Shrink index
Arnold Edwin Victor Richardson MA, BSc., (12 September 1883 – 5 December 1949) was an Australian scientist noted for dry farming research, who became founding director of Waite Research Institute then director of the organisation now known as CSIRO.
AARNet (Australian Academic and Research Network) provides Internet services to the Australian education and research communities and their research partners.
ABC News is a national news service in Australia produced by the News and Current Affairs division of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Accton Technology Corporation (Public, TPE:2345) is a company in Taiwan that principally engages in the research, development, manufacture and distribution of Ethernet switches, wireless local area network (WLAN) products and Internet access products.
Adrienne Elizabeth Clarke, (née Petty, born 6 January 1938) is Professor Emeritus of Botany at the University of Melbourne, where she ran the Plant Cell Biology Research Centre from 1982–1999.
Aerogard is an Australian brand of outdoor insect repellent (that is applied directly to the skin).
α-Linolenic acid (ALA) is an n−3 fatty acid.
Ars Technica (a Latin-derived term that the site translates as the "art of technology") is a website covering news and opinions in technology, science, politics, and society, created by Ken Fisher and Jon Stokes in 1998.
AsusTek Computer Inc. (stylised as ASUSTeK or ΛSUS) is a Taiwanese multinational computer and phone hardware and electronics company headquartered in Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan.
AT&T Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered at Whitacre Tower in Downtown Dallas, Texas.
The Atlas of Living Australia (ALA) is an online repository of information about Australian plants, animals, and fungi.
Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) is a spectroanalytical procedure for the quantitative determination of chemical elements using the absorption of optical radiation (light) by free atoms in the gaseous state.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
The Australia Telescope Compact Array (ATCA) is a radio telescope operated by CSIRO at the Paul Wild Observatory, twenty five kilometres (16 mi) west of the town of Narrabri in Australia.
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)'s radio astronomy observatories are collectively known as the Australia Telescope National Facility (ATNF), with the facility supporting Australia's research in radio astronomy.
The Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) in Geelong, Victoria, Australia is a high security laboratory, run by the CSIRO for exotic animal disease diagnosis and research.
The Australian Bird and Bat Banding Scheme (ABBBS), a combination of the former Australian bird banding and bat banding schemes, is managed by the Department of the Environment, Australia.
The Australian Capital Territory (ACT; known as the Federal Capital Territory until 1938) is Australia's federal district, located in the south-east of the country and enclaved within the state of New South Wales.
The Australian Dung Beetle Project (1965–1985), conceived and led by Dr George Bornemissza of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), was an international scientific research and biological control project with the primary goal to control the polluting effects of cattle dung.
The Australian National Wildlife Collection (ANWC) is a collection of almost 200,000 zoological specimens, including skeletons, skins, spirit specimens, birds’ eggs, frozen tissue samples and a wildlife sound library, mainly of vertebrate animals from Australia and Papua New Guinea, which are stored in a secure, climate-controlled facility.
The Australian Space Research Institute (ASRI) was formed in the early 1990s with the merger of the AUSROC Launch Vehicle Development Group at Monash University, Melbourne and the Australian Space Engineering Research Association (ASERA).
The Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) is a radio telescope array located at Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory (MRO) in the Australian Mid West.
Backing Australia's Ability (BAA) was a five-year innovation plan launched by the Howard Government in January 2001.
Belkin International, Inc., is an American manufacturer of consumer electronics that specializes in connectivity devices.
William Morris Hughes, (25 September 186228 October 1952) was an Australian politician who served as the seventh Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1915 to 1923.
Biological control or biocontrol is a method of controlling pests such as insects, mites, weeds and plant diseases using other organisms.
Broadcom Inc. (formerly Avago Technologies) is a designer, developer and global supplier of products based on analog and digital semiconductor technologies within four primary markets: wired infrastructure, wireless communications, enterprise storage, and industrial & others.
The Caliciviridae are a family of viruses, members of Class IV of the Baltimore scheme.
Canberra is the capital city of Australia.
The Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex (CDSCC) is an Earth station in Australia located at Tidbinbilla in the Australian Capital Territory.
Catherine Brighid Livingstone, (born 17 September 1955 in Nairobi, Kenya) is an Australian businesswoman, having held influential positions in some of the country’s major industry players including the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, CSIRO, Macquarie Bank and Telstra.
The chairman (also chairperson, chairwoman or chair) is the highest officer of an organized group such as a board, a committee, or a deliberative assembly.
Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Cisco Systems, Inc. is an American multinational technology conglomerate headquartered in San Jose, California, in the center of Silicon Valley, that develops, manufactures and sells networking hardware, telecommunications equipment and other high-technology services and products.
Cooperative Research Centres (CRCs) are an Australian Federal Government program and are key bodies for Australian scientific research.
CSIRAC (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Automatic Computer), originally known as CSIR Mk 1, was Australia's first digital computer, and the fifth stored program computer in the world.
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere (O&A) is one of the current 8 Business Units (formerly: Flagships) of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia's largest government-supported science research agency.
CSIRO Publishing is an Australian-based science and technology publisher.
D-Link Corporation is a Taiwanese multinational networking equipment manufacturing corporation headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan.
David Skellern is an Australian electronic engineer and computer scientist credited, along with colleagues, for the first chip-set implementation of the IEEE 802.11a wireless networking standard.
Sir Albert Cherbury David Rivett, KCMG (4 December 1885 – 1 April 1961) was an Australian chemist and science administrator.
David Ingle Thodey (born 14 May 1954) is an Australian businessman who was the former Chief Executive Officer of Telstra.
The Defence Science and Technology Group (abbreviated as DST Group or DST) is part of the Australian Department of Defence dedicated to providing science and technology support for Australia's defence and national security needs.
Distance measuring equipment (DME) is a transponder-based radio navigation technology that measures slant range distance by timing the propagation delay of VHF or UHF radio signals.
The European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) or coney is a species of rabbit native to southwestern Europe (including Spain, Portugal and Western France) and to northwest Africa (including Morocco and Algeria).
Flax (Linum usitatissimum), also known as common flax or linseed, is a member of the genus Linum in the family Linaceae.
In telecommunication, information theory, and coding theory, forward error correction (FEC) or channel coding is a technique used for controlling errors in data transmission over unreliable or noisy communication channels.
Sir Frederick William George White (26 May 1905 – 17 August 1994) was a New Zealand born Australian scientist (physicist and ornithologist) who was Chairman of CSIRO from 1959 to 1970.
is a Japanese multinational information technology equipment and services company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
Funnelback is a search engine platform.
In biology, a gene is a sequence of DNA or RNA that codes for a molecule that has a function.
Dr Geoff Garrett AO is the former Chief Scientist of the State of Queensland, Australia and led two of the world's major national research and development (R&D) organisations, CSIRO in Australia and CSIR in South Africa.
George Francis Bornemissza (born György Ferenc Bornemissza; 11 February 1924 – 10 April 2014) was a Hungarian-born entomologist and ecologist.
Sir George Handley "The Knibb" Knibbs CMG (13 June 1858 – 30 March 1929)Bambrick, S. ''.
Sir George Alfred Julius (29 April 187328 June 1946) was an English-born Australian inventor and entrepreneur.
The Government of the Commonwealth of Australia (also referred to as the Australian Government, the Commonwealth Government, or the Federal Government) is the government of the Commonwealth of Australia, a federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy.
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.
The Hawke Government was the federal executive government of Australia led by Prime Minister Bob Hawke of the Australian Labor Party from 1983 to 1991.
Sir (William) Ian Clunies Ross (22 February 189920 June 1959) was an Australian veterinary scientist.
IEEE 802.11 is a set of media access control (MAC) and physical layer (PHY) specifications for implementing wireless local area network (WLAN) computer communication in the 900 MHz and 2.4, 3.6, 5, and 60 GHz frequency bands.
John Wilcox Stocker AO (born 23 April 1945), Bright Sparcs (University of Melbourne), 7 September 2006.
Larry R. Marshall is an Australian entrepreneur and physicist.
Linola is the trademark name of solin, cultivated forms of flax (Linum usitatissimum) bred for producing linseed oil with a low alpha-linolenic acid content.
Sir Malcolm Kenneth McIntosh was an Australian scientist and senior public servant.
Megan Elizabeth Clark is an Australian geologist and business executive, former director of the CSIRO, and head of the Australian Space Agency.
Michaelia Clare Cash (born 19 July 1970) is an Australian politician who has been a Senator for Western Australia since July 2008, representing the Liberal Party.
A microwave landing system (MLS) is an all-weather, precision radio guidance system installed at large airports to assist aircraft in landing.
In electronics and telecommunications, modulation is the process of varying one or more properties of a periodic waveform, called the carrier signal, with a modulating signal that typically contains information to be transmitted.
The 22-metre Mopra Radio Telescope, located near Coonabarabran, New South Wales, is part of the Australia Telescope National Facility, operated by CSIRO.
Myxomatosis (sometimes shortened to "myxo" or "myxy") is a disease that affects rabbits, caused by the ''myxoma'' virus.
The National Library of Australia is the largest reference library in Australia, responsible under the terms of the National Library Act for "maintaining and developing a national collection of library material, including a comprehensive collection of library material relating to Australia and the Australian people." In 2012–13, the National Library collection comprised 6,496,772 items, and an additional of manuscript material.
Neil H. E. Weste (born 1951), is an Australian inventor and engineer, noted for having designed a 2-chip wireless LAN implementation and for authoring the textbook Principles of CMOS VLSI Design.
Neville Kenneth Wran, (11 October 1926 – 20 April 2014) was an Australian politician who was the Premier of New South Wales from 1976 to 1986.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
Nintendo Co., Ltd. is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics and video game company headquartered in Kyoto.
Norman "Keith" Boardman AO, FRS (born 16 August 1926 Geelong, Victoria) is an Australia biochemist.
The Parkes Observatory (also known informally as "The Dish") is a radio telescope observatory, located 20 kilometres north of the town of Parkes, New South Wales, Australia.
The Parliament of Australia (officially the Federal Parliament; also known as the Commonwealth Parliament or just Parliament) is the legislative branch of the government of Australia.
Dr John Paul Wild AC CBE MA ScD (Cantab.) FRS FTSE FAA (17 May 192310 May 2008) was a British-born Australian scientist.
The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre (PSC) is the government-supported high-performance computing national facility located in Perth, Western Australia.
Peter David Rathjen (born 12 February 1964 in Cambridge, England) is an Australian scientist and medical researcher internationally recognised in stem cell science.
Phase-contrast X-ray imaging (PCI) or phase-sensitive X-ray imaging is a general term for different technical methods that use information concerning changes in the phase of an X-ray beam that passes through an object in order to create its images.
A pleat (older plait) is a type of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and securing it in place.
Polymer banknotes are banknotes made from a polymer such as biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP).
Rabbit haemorrhagic disease (RHD), also known as rabbit calicivirus disease (RCD) or viral haemorrhagic disease (VHD), is a highly infectious and often fatal disease that affects wild and domestic rabbits of the species Oryctolagus cuniculus.
RV Investigator is an Australian marine research vessel which was designed by RALion (joint venture between Robert Allan Ltd. and Alion Science and Technology).
Salvinia, a genus in the family Salviniaceae, is a floating fern named in honor of Anton Maria Salvini, a 17th-century Italian scientist.
In the Domain Name System (DNS) hierarchy, a second-level domain (SLD or 2LD) is a domain that is directly below a top-level domain (TLD).
Simon Vincent McKeon (born 19 December 1955) is an Australian lawyer, philanthropist, sportsman and the current Chancellor of Monash University.
is a Japanese TOPIX Large 70 company founded in 1959, which specializes in pneumatic control engineering to support industrial automation.
Stanley Melbourne Bruce, 1st Viscount Bruce of Melbourne, (15 April 1883 – 25 August 1967) was the eighth Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1923 to 1929.
Susan Wijffels is an oceanographer employed by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and based in Hobart, Tasmania.
T-Mobile is the brand name used by the mobile communications subsidiaries of the German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom AG.
The Telecoms crash was a stock market crash which occurred in 2001.
The Australian Financial Review (sometimes abbreviated to AFR) is an Australian business and finance newspaper published by Fairfax Media six days a week.
The Register (nicknamed El Reg) is a British technology news and opinion website co-founded in 1994 by Mike Magee, John Lettice and Ross Alderson.
, commonly known as Toshiba, is a Japanese multinational conglomerate headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
The University of Melbourne is a public research university located in Melbourne, Australia.
Verizon Communications Inc., or simply Verizon, is an American multinational telecommunications conglomerate and a corporate component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
Wi-Fi or WiFi is technology for radio wireless local area networking of devices based on the IEEE 802.11 standards.
Yingjie Jay Guo is a professor of engineering and is the Director of the Wireless Technologies Laboratory in CSIRO and more recently the Leader of the Smart and Secure Infrastructure Portfolio (Theme) in the Digital Productivity and Services National Flagship.
Zanamivir is a medication used to treat and prevent influenza caused by influenza A and B viruses.
.au is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Australia.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
3Com Corporation was a digital electronics manufacturer best known for its computer network products.
3D printing is any of various processes in which material is joined or solidified under computer control to create a three-dimensional object, with material being added together (such as liquid molecules or powder grains being fused together).
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