Discover the latest astronomy news about Swinburne’s research and expertise.
Stars in their eyes
Tue 01 Dec 2015
Emily Petroff saw the burst using the Parkes radio telescope in New South Wales.
Mon 30 Nov 2015
Albert Einstein wrestled with unifying gravity with electromagnetism and quantum mechanics.
Fact over fiction on the 'apocalyptic' super blood moon
Fri 25 Sep 2015
Swinburne's Dr Alan Duffy sheds light on some myths about the upcoming lunar eclipse.
How we plan to bring dark matter to light
Thu 17 Sep 2015
Dark matter is notoriously hard to detect, but a new experiment might finally shed light on this mysterious substance.
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