Discovery

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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Event

Uluru Astronomy Weekend

8 Mar 2018 The Australian outback is a haven for stargazers and perhaps one of the best places in the world to explore the galaxies in the night sky. Join us for a […]

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