Discover the latest astronomy news about Swinburne’s research and expertise.
Star professor awarded fellowship
Thu 25 Jun 2015
Swinburne's Professor Matthew Bailes has been awarded a prestigious Australian Laureate Fellowship.
Swinburne AstroTours celebrate 25,000 visitors
Mon 15 Jun 2015
Swinburne's Hawthorn campus achieves a milestone in community engagement.
How we found the source of the mystery signals at The Dish
Mon 25 May 2015
Swinburne astronomers have solved one radio mystery but another still remains.
The Dark Matter ‘conspiracy’
Thu 30 Apr 2015
Surprising gravitational similarities between spiral and elliptical galaxies have been discovered by astronomers.
The pale blue dot and other ‘selfies’ of Earth
Wed 08 Apr 2015
From a big blue marble to a tiny dot in space - reflections on our images of Earth.
Last chance to see Lunar Eclipse in Australia until 2018
Thu 02 Apr 2015
The weekend will be the last total lunar eclipse that Australia will witness for three years.
Galactic dinosaurs not extinct
Fri 27 Feb 2015
Swinburne astronomers have discovered the missing compact massive galaxies of the early Universe.
A faster response needed to see Fast Radio Bursts in the Universe
Fri 06 Feb 2015
Astronomers are trying to improve their hunt for rapid bursts of radio emission in the Universe writes Swinburne PhD student Emily Petroff.
Black holes toe the line
Tue 27 Jan 2015
Massive black holes seem to follow a predictable rule in relation to the physical properties of the galaxy in which they are located.
Cosmic radio burst caught red-handed
Mon 19 Jan 2015
Using CSIRO's Parkes radio telescope, a Swinburne student has discovered a short, sharp flash of radio waves up to 5.5 billion light years from Earth.