Discover the latest astronomy news about Swinburne’s research and expertise.
Explore the Final Frontier
Fri 11 Aug 2017
Dr Katie Mack and Associate Professor Alan Duffy explore the cosmos using the latest virtual reality technology as part of National Science Week.
Black hole science made child’s play
Thu 20 Jul 2017
New research shows that a black hole’s mass can be accurately estimated.
The great galactic recession
Mon 17 Jul 2017
New modelling shows that the first galaxies weren’t forming as quickly as they could have.
Tackling gender equity in Australian astronomy
Fri 14 Jul 2017
Efforts praised to get more women in Australian astronomy, but more needs to be done.
Swinburne to lead pulsar timing instrument design
Thu 08 Jun 2017
Swinburne researchers awarded $444,263 to design the Square Kilometre Array pulsar timing signal processor.
Swinburne wins two Future Fellowships
Two mid-career astronomy researchers have been awarded Australian Research Council fellowships.
New discovery of gravitational waves
Fri 02 Jun 2017
The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory has made a new gravitational wave discovery.
New ripples in cosmic pond
Thu 01 Jun 2017
LIGO has made a third detection of gravitational waves, ripples in space and time, demonstrating that a new window in astronomy has been firmly opened.
Karl Glazebrook honoured by peers
Tue 23 May 2017
World leading observational astronomer elected to the Australian Academy of Science.
Massive ‘dead red’ galaxy seen for first time
Wed 12 Apr 2017
A galaxy has stopped making stars only 1.65 billion years after the Big Bang.