Discover the latest science news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Swinburne debuts new 3D film - Telescope
Wed 09 Apr 2014
The Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing's newest high-definition 3D short feature makes its debut this month.
Swinburne leaps forward in scientific research ranking
Thu 03 Apr 2014
Swinburne University of Technology has been recognised as one of the Asia-Pacific’s finest institutions for world-class scientific research.
Black hole makes 'String of Pearls' clusters
Tue 01 Apr 2014
Swinburne researchers have discovered huge young star clusters resembling a string of pearls around a black hole in the centre of a distant galaxy.
Creating virtual universes
Fri 28 Mar 2014
Swinburne has launched a free online astronomy virtual laboratory that allows scientists to build customised views of the Universe.
Margaret Reid elected Fellow for work in quantum theory
Wed 26 Mar 2014
Professor Reid has been elected to the Fellowship of the Australian Academy of Science for her work in new fundamental tests of quantum theory.
Einstein’s ‘spooky’ theory may lead to ultra-secure internet
Tue 25 Mar 2014
In new paper, researches find encrypted messages can be shared by many while keeping message secure.
Astronomer Alan Duffy joins Swinburne
Mon 24 Mar 2014
Alan Duffy will be involved in research while also generating overall awareness of astrophysics and other science-related topics through community outreach.
Exploding stars prove Newton's law of gravity unchanged over cosmic time
Australian astronomers have found the strength of gravity has remained constant for billions of years.
Astronomers complete cosmic dust census
Tue 18 Mar 2014
The largest survey of cosmic dust across a wide range of galaxy types has provided a huge legacy to the scientific community.
Recycling precious metals from waste
Mon 17 Mar 2014
Belgium researcher, Evelien De Wilde, has spent two months at Swinburne as part of her PhD.