Discover the latest astronomy news about Swinburne’s research and expertise.
Eyes on the sky
What do star-gazing and big data have to do with blinding eye disease?
More ‘bright’ fast radio bursts revealed
Thu 11 Oct 2018
Australian researchers have found 20 more bursts, averaging one for every 14 days of observing.
More enigmatic ‘fast radio bursts’ discovered
Australian telescope almost doubles the known number of fast radio bursts.
Neutron star merger launched superfast ‘jet’ of materials
Thu 06 Sep 2018
Radio observations trace ‘jet’ of particles from neutron star merger moving at almost the speed of light.
Alan Duffy wins Eureka Prize for promoting science
Thu 30 Aug 2018
Associate Professor Alan Duffy has been recognised for his contribution to science communication with a Eureka Prize.
Amazing space: delving into the early Universe
Fri 03 Aug 2018
Distinguished Professor Karl Glazebrook has been named Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow.
Stellar dream team passes Einstein’s test
Thu 05 Jul 2018
A Swinburne researcher has assisted in testing Einstein’s strong equivalence principle.
ABC Stargazing Live awarded David Allen Prize
Fri 29 Jun 2018
The Astronomical Society of Australia awarded the prize during its Annual Scientific Meeting hosted at Swinburne.
Australia's brightest minds meet to discuss space
Mon 25 Jun 2018
The ASA conference is the largest national astronomy meeting in Australia.
Victoria ideal home for new space agency
Mon 11 Jun 2018
Swinburne hosts launch for the Victorian Government's bid to secure Australia’s space agency.
Astronomy student wins astrophotography competition
Fri 25 May 2018
Suavi Lipinski’s astrophotography featured as part of the ABC’s Stargazing project.