Discover the latest astronomy news about Swinburne’s research and expertise.
Rocket explodes just seconds after launch
Wed 29 Oct 2014
An Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket has exploded seconds into a resupply mission to the International Space Station.
Australia and Asia perfectly placed for last Lunar Eclipse of 2014
Thu 02 Oct 2014
Swinburne astronomer Dr Alan Duffy describes key aspects of next Wednesday's lunar eclipse.
3D IMAX film Hidden Universe recognised at KCA research commercialisation awards
Fri 19 Sep 2014
Celebrating Australian innovators translating knowledge and research into business.
Huge solar storms to hit Earth this weekend
Fri 12 Sep 2014
This weekend two large solar flares will arrive in quick succession.
Higgs will not destroy the Universe
Tue 09 Sep 2014
Dr Alan Duffy comments on Professor Stephen Hawking's claim that the Higgs Boson - the so-called 'God' particle - may destroy the Universe.
Three eyes on the sky track laws of Nature 10 billion years ago
Astronomers have focused the three most powerful optical telescopes in the world on a single point in the sky to test a fundamental law of Nature.
Earth's close shave with an asteroid
Mon 08 Sep 2014
An 8,300 ton asteroid passes between Earth and the Moon.
Galaxies in the early Universe mature beyond their years
Mon 04 Aug 2014
Astronomers have discovered the most distant examples of galaxies in the early Universe that were already mature and massive.
Swinburne Future Fellows awarded $2.5 million
Thu 24 Jul 2014
Three Swinburne physicists have been awarded prestigious Future Fellowships from the Australian Research Council.
Silhouettes of early galaxies reveal few seeds for new stars
Tue 15 Jul 2014
Astronomers have found that gas around young galaxies is almost devoid of the seeds from which new stars are thought to form.