9 Dec 2019

Data gathered by NASA’s now defunct Kepler telescope provides a solution to an astronomical mystery. An artist impression of the Milky Way, showing the thick and thin discs. Credit: NASA/JPL […]

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9 Dec 2019

Australian astronomy punches well above its weight, in terms of the research it leads and the facilities it houses. Our scientists have recently narrowed down the time frame for the […]

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16 Nov 2019

Sky survey provides clues to how they change over time. The direction in which a galaxy spins depends on its mass, researchers have found. A team of astrophysicists analysed 1418 […]

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22 Oct 2019 Are you an Astronomy PhD/Masters research student (or a postdoc)? Would you like substantial focused writing time, peer review, and expert guidance as you aim to start/progress/complete your thesis chapter […]

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7 Oct 2019

ASTRO 3D researchers find evidence of a cataclysmic flare that punched so far out of the Galaxy its impact was felt 200,000 light years away. A titanic, expanding beam of […]

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9 Sep 2019

Researchers hunt for a 12-billion-year-old signal that marks the end of the post Big Bang “dark age”. Astronomers are closing in on a signal that has been travelling across the […]

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5 Sep 2019 By 2020, we will have obtained the first major results from a huge variety of “pathfinder” facilities that are operating with entirely new types of survey instruments. These pathfinders have […]

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30 Aug 2019 Registration is now open for the workshop titled “Apples to oranges: a comparison of the simulated and observed Universe”, scheduled for the week of Nov. 18-22nd, 2019 in New South […]

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2 Aug 2019

Australian-led astronomers find the most iron-poor star in the Galaxy, hinting at the nature of the first stars in the Universe.   A newly discovered ancient star containing a record-low […]

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