News about the latest in technology related research, teaching and student success stories from Swinburne.
First measurement of a day on alien planet
Thu 01 May 2014
The first measurement of a day on an exoplanet may confirm a pattern in the way planets spin in Solar Systems.
Stop the pirates? Behind Brandis' copyright crusade
Wed 30 Apr 2014
Anti-piracy laws are thin on the ground in Australia at the moment, but do we really need more? Swinburne's Angela Daly explores the issue.
Swinburne scientist keeps AFL players up to speed
Tue 15 Apr 2014
Research based on military aviation training proves successful in the sporting arena
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.
Building a financial system for a cashless age
Fri 04 Apr 2014
Electronic payments will eventually trump cash in a bid to boost growth and productivity in the Australian economy.
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.
Optus' apology on coverage highlights multi-network problem
Telstra takes a bite at Optus claims over mobile phone coverage.
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.