Discover the latest astronomy news about Swinburne’s research and expertise.
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.
The monster galaxy that grew up too fast
Thu 06 Apr 2017
An ancient dead galaxy may change the way we think about the evolution of galaxies.
Outreach—why reach out?
Wed 05 Apr 2017
Taking science out of the lab and into the mainstream is something worth tuning in for.
Mysterious bursts do come from outer space
Mon 03 Apr 2017
Research using data from the Molonglo Telescope has confirmed that fast radio bursts come from outer space.
Swinburne awards Emeritus Professorship
Fri 31 Mar 2017
Leading astronomer Professor Jeremy Mould has been awarded an Emeritus Professorship.
Swinburne’s latest starring role
Tue 28 Mar 2017
Swinburne joins leading astronomy organisations to celebrate Stargazing Live with Brian Cox
The Search for Life in Space released in IMAX®
Wed 15 Mar 2017
December Media has produced a new giant screen film in collaboration with Swinburne.