Discover the latest astronomy news about Swinburne’s research and expertise.
Celebrating women and girls in science
Mon 11 Feb 2019
On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we highlight the work of Swinburne’s Dr Rebecca Allen.
Fossil from the Big Bang discovered with giant telescope
Tue 18 Dec 2018
Swinburne astronomers have led the discovery of a rare fossil which offers new information about the Big Bang.
Swinburne STEM Superstars announced
Tue 11 Dec 2018
Swinburne’s Dr Muneera Bano and Felicity Furey are among 60 female STEM academics announced as Superstars of STEM.
Eyes on the sky
Thu 18 Oct 2018
What do star-gazing and big data have to do with blinding eye disease?
More ‘bright’ fast radio bursts revealed
Thu 11 Oct 2018
Australian researchers have found 20 more bursts, averaging one for every 14 days of observing.
More enigmatic ‘fast radio bursts’ discovered
Australian telescope almost doubles the known number of fast radio bursts.
Neutron star merger launched superfast ‘jet’ of materials
Thu 06 Sep 2018
Radio observations trace ‘jet’ of particles from neutron star merger moving at almost the speed of light.
Alan Duffy wins Eureka Prize for promoting science
Thu 30 Aug 2018
Associate Professor Alan Duffy has been recognised for his contribution to science communication with a Eureka Prize.
Amazing space: delving into the early Universe
Fri 03 Aug 2018
Distinguished Professor Karl Glazebrook has been named Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow.
Stellar dream team passes Einstein’s test
Thu 05 Jul 2018
A Swinburne researcher has assisted in testing Einstein’s strong equivalence principle.