Science and technology

First 3D printed playable harp

First 3D printed playable harp

Taras Wansbrough has made what is believed to be the world’s first 3D printed playable harp.  The harp was made and played on the 24th of July,2023.  This invention was...

First 3D printed playable harp

Taras Wansbrough has made what is believed to be the world’s first 3D printed playable harp.  The harp was made and played on the 24th of July,2023.  This invention was...

Largest 3D printed minecraft city

Largest 3D printed minecraft city

October 2015 In Blackburn Victoria twenty one students, contributing as a team, designed buildings and structures in Minecraft which were then 3D printed and placed onto a platform. The end...

Largest 3D printed minecraft city

October 2015 In Blackburn Victoria twenty one students, contributing as a team, designed buildings and structures in Minecraft which were then 3D printed and placed onto a platform. The end...

Most screening hearing checks carried out in an eight hour period at a single venue

Most screening hearing checks carried out in an...

23/8/2015 712 people lent a hand, or in this case, their ears, as the Australian Hearing branch at Port Macquarie, on our Mid North Coast NSW, screened 712 people between...

Most screening hearing checks carried out in an...

23/8/2015 712 people lent a hand, or in this case, their ears, as the Australian Hearing branch at Port Macquarie, on our Mid North Coast NSW, screened 712 people between...

The longest un-regenerated terrestrial fibre optic link

The longest un-regenerated terrestrial fibre op...

13/2/2015 It stretches for 10,358.16 kilometres and was achieved by Telstra Corporation with their link between Perth and Melbourne. The signal was successfully transmitted the entire distance between Melbourne and...

The longest un-regenerated terrestrial fibre op...

13/2/2015 It stretches for 10,358.16 kilometres and was achieved by Telstra Corporation with their link between Perth and Melbourne. The signal was successfully transmitted the entire distance between Melbourne and...

Longest view of a total solar eclipse from onboard a commercial aircraft

Longest view of a total solar eclipse from onbo...

11/7/2010 A chartered Airbus A319-115 LR/ACJ, remained within the umbral shadow of a total solar eclipse for 9 minutes and 23 seconds. The flight was organised by Eric Brown and...

Longest view of a total solar eclipse from onbo...

11/7/2010 A chartered Airbus A319-115 LR/ACJ, remained within the umbral shadow of a total solar eclipse for 9 minutes and 23 seconds. The flight was organised by Eric Brown and...

First country to ban the sale of incandescent lights

First country to ban the sale of incandescent l...

1/11/2009 Australia led a global revolution in banning the sale of incandescent light bulbs in favour of more energy-efficient lighting. The phasing out of old-fashioned bulbs made Australia the first...

First country to ban the sale of incandescent l...

1/11/2009 Australia led a global revolution in banning the sale of incandescent light bulbs in favour of more energy-efficient lighting. The phasing out of old-fashioned bulbs made Australia the first...