Discover the latest astronomy news about Swinburne’s research and expertise.
Here’s what happened in space this week
Mon 30 May 2016
From inflatable space stations to space sweeteners, this week’s space news from Dr Alan Duffy
Huge solar storms may be key to life on Earth
Wed 25 May 2016
Solar storms may have warmed the young Earth enough to house life, says Dr Alan Duffy.
The South’s first dark matter detector
Fri 20 May 2016
Swinburne’s Alan Duffy and Jeremy Mould head underground to uncover the nature of dark matter
Earth’s magnetic heartbeat
Mon 16 May 2016
It may come as a shock, but the Earth’s magnetic poles are on the move says Dr Alan Duffy.
Galaxy sized peanuts?
Fri 06 May 2016
Swinburne astronomers have discovered an unusually shaped structure in two nearby disc galaxies.
Thanks Super New Moon for a great meteor shower
Wed 04 May 2016
The Eta Aquarids meteor shower through the debris tail of the Halley Comet.
Young university, big research impact
Fri 22 Apr 2016
Swinburne has improved its standing in this year’s Nature Index.
From interstellar travel to Martian beer
Wed 20 Apr 2016
Dr Alan Duffy looks at recent astronomical discoveries
Swinburne ranks as top uni under 50 years old
Thu 07 Apr 2016
The Times Higher Education Top 150 under 50 features Swinburne as a rising star.
Hidden stars, baby planets and blowup spaceships
Tue 05 Apr 2016
Dr Alan Duffy looks at recent astronomical discoveries.