Discover the latest astronomy news about Swinburne’s research and expertise.
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.
A night at the Keck - free public lecture
Thu 10 Jul 2014
Three Swinburne astronomers will share stories of their discoveries using the twin 10-metre telescopes at the W M Keck Observatory in Hawaii.
Explore space at Swinburne these school holidays
Tue 24 Jun 2014
Experience the Universe in 3D at a winter school holiday AstroTour session at Swinburne.
Nearby satellite galaxies don't fit standard model
Wed 11 Jun 2014
Scientists report satellite dwarf galaxies at the edges of the Milky Way defy the accepted model of galaxy formation.
On the costs of mega-science projects
Tue 10 Jun 2014
Swinburne Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research)Professor Matthew Bailes' thoughts on the future of technology and research.