Discover the latest science news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Has dust clouded the discovery of gravitational waves?
Wed 04 Jun 2014
It’s almost three months since polarised light was detected from the afterglow of the Big Bang. But did cosmic dust cloud the discovery?
New grants to promote creative aviation research projects
Thu 29 May 2014
The Victorian Coalition Government will provide $500,000 in grants over two years to stimulate leading edge commercial-facing research in the aviation indus
Cosmic explosion spotted in neighbouring galaxy
Wed 28 May 2014
NASA has spotted a HUGE explosion in our neighbouring galaxy, Dr Alan Duffy explains that it could be a rare gamma-ray burst.
Heavens above! What made the cosmic flash that lit Earth today?
A titanic eruption in our neighbouring galaxy, Andromeda, has sent shockwaves through the astronomical community here on Earth, Dr Alan Duffy explains.
Swinburne Aviation Industry Conference
Tue 27 May 2014
Leading figures in the aviation industry to discuss a range of issues including the Malaysia Airlines MH370 case at annual conference.
Exploring space from Hawthorn via Hawaii
Mon 26 May 2014
From its Hawthorn campus, Swinburne astronomers are successfully steering the world's largest optical telescopes in Hawaii.
Insect wings beat superbugs
Thu 22 May 2014
Nanoscale spikes on dragonfly wings are inspiring material that kill bacteria, including deadly antibiotic-resistant golden staph.
Monster black holes supersize their galactic greed
‘Controlled sun’ could lead to better processing of Australia’s mineral exports
Wed 21 May 2014
A newly built 'controlled sun' has the potential to produce Australia's ores more efficiently
Universe breaks its 'fever'
Mon 19 May 2014
Researchers have found evidence that the Universe broke its rising 'fever' about 11 billion years ago.