Discover the latest astronomy news about Swinburne’s research and expertise.
Shrinking Mercury is all it’s cracked up to be
Mon 03 Oct 2016
Mercury joins Earth as the only other tectonically active rocky planet.
Sat 01 Oct 2016
The Earthlight team went on a tour of NASA's Johnson Space Centre.
Catch the gravitational wave
Swinburne leads collaboration of six universities to find out more about gravitational waves
New era of gravitational wave astronomy
Tue 13 Sep 2016
Professor Matthew Bailes outlines the successful bid for the OzGRav ARC Centre of Excellence.
Swinburne leads gravitational wave discovery
Thu 08 Sep 2016
The Australian Research Council has announced a new $31.3 million ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery.
Astronomers find diversity in Ancient Universe
Thu 01 Sep 2016
Astronomers have charted the rise and fall of galaxies over 90 per cent of cosmic history.
Space oddity in the nearby Universe
Mon 08 Aug 2016
Swinburne astronomers have found a galaxy with a gas reservoir 8 billion times the mass of the Sun.
Dr Alan Duffy named a Eureka Prize finalist
Fri 29 Jul 2016
Swinburne astronomer Dr Alan Duffy is a finalist in the 2016 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.
Hubble explores the Final Frontier
Mon 25 Jul 2016
Dr Alan Duffy explores the Hubble Telescope’s new image that peers through galaxies to the very edge of the observable Universe.
Five visible planets align
Thu 21 Jul 2016
Dr Alan Duffy offers tips for seeing five planets in the night sky with the naked eye in August 2016.