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Australian Space Agency funded

9 May 2018 With the announcement of funding of the Australian Space Agency, the Australian Academy of Science chatted with ASTRO 3D Director Prof. Lisa Kewley, Associate Investigator Assoc. Prof. Alan Duffy and Affiliate Dr. […]

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Telescope boost at Parkes wins Tristan prize

8 May 2018 Prize winner:  Tristan Reynolds, an ASTRO 3D PhD student at the University of Western Australia was awarded the ICRAR/UWA Ken & Julie Michael student prize in February for his work […]

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SPACE SQUAD + ASTRO 3D = SPACE EDUCATION

27 Apr 2018 Education and Outreach Manager Ingrid McCarthy has developed a new ASTRO 3D learning activity for the April YMCA Space Squad participants, based on spectra and how ASTRO 3D astronomers use […]

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Discovery

Galaxies grow bigger and puffier as they age

26 Apr 2018

A new international study involving The University of Sydney, The Australian National University (ANU) and the ARC Centre of Excellence in All-Sky Astrophysics in 3D (ASTRO 3D) has found that […]

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340,000 stars’ DNA interrogated in search for Sun’s lost siblings

19 Apr 2018

ASTRO 3D researchers have revealed the “DNA” of more than 340,000 stars in the Milky Way, which should help them find the siblings of the Sun, now scattered across the […]

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Milky way stars kicked out by invading galaxy

18 Apr 2018

The outer “halo” region of the Milky Way contains the vast majority of the mass of the Galaxy. Unlike the Galaxy’s spiral arms, which contain bright stars, the halo is […]

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The oldest spiral galaxy seen through gravitational lensing

18 Apr 2018

Large galaxy clusters are the most massive structures in the Universe, comprising 10,000’s of galaxies. As predicted by Einstein, their large mass causes them to act as efficient ”cosmic telescopes” […]

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The first billion years of the universe

18 Apr 2018

ASTRO 3D astronomers are studying the process by which the structures in the Universe first formed, using low-frequency radio waves. The Epoch of Reionisation refers to the period in the […]

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WALLABY surveys two-thirds of the sky for hydrogen

14 Mar 2018

ASTRO 3D astronomers have begun using CSIRO’s $188 million Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) in a major science survey project – WALLABY (Widefield ASKAP L-band Legacy All-sky Blind surveY) […]

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