Discover the latest astronomy news about Swinburne’s research and expertise.
Astronomers discover full glory of the Universe
Wed 12 Aug 2015
The Universe is brighter than was previously thought, according to research conducted by astronomers from Australia and Europe.
Professor Sarah Maddison appointed Dean of Science at Swinburne
Thu 30 Jul 2015
Astrophysicist Professor Sarah Maddison to lead science at Swinburne.
Fossil star clusters reveal their age
Mon 27 Jul 2015
Using a new age-dating method, an international team of astronomers has found that ancient star clusters formed in two distinct epochs.
Matthew Bailes to join international team in new $100 million search for alien life
Tue 21 Jul 2015
Swinburne's Professor Matthew Bailes, will join an international team to find extra-terrestrial life.
Swinburne recognised for astronomy outreach
Fri 17 Jul 2015
The Swinburne Astronomy Productions team has been awarded the 2015 David Allen Prize for exceptional achievement in astronomy communication.
Big Astronomy: what the SKA will tell us about the Universe
Mon 29 Jun 2015
Swinburne astronomer Dr Willem van Straten has guest edited a special edition of Australasian Science, bringing together articles discussing the SKA telesc
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.