Discover the latest astronomy news about Swinburne’s research and expertise.
Swinburne uses AI to detect fast radio bursts
Mon 05 Aug 2019
A Swinburne PhD student has built a fully automated, machine learning system that could help solve the mystery of what causes fast radio bursts.
What is an astrophysicist?
Wed 31 Jul 2019
Swinburne experts explain what astrophysics is and why it matters, alleviating confusion over the Australian Bachelor’s job title.
Search for dark matter goes underground
Mon 29 Jul 2019
A $5 million funding boost will help build an underground physics laboratory to study one of the greatest scientific challenges of this century.
New astrophysics director from the US
Mon 22 Jul 2019
With her extensive experience in the field of astrophysics, Professor Jean Brodie will help CAS build on its strong reputation for space research.
Swinburne buys Melbourne CBD building
Wed 17 Jul 2019
Swinburne has bought Invicta House in Melbourne’s CBD and is considering uses that align with its commitment to innovation and transformational learning.
Swinburne offers space-focussed short courses
Thu 11 Jul 2019
Swinburne is launching two new micro units to equip people to work in and with fast-growing space industries.
Astronomers make history in a split second
Thu 27 Jun 2019
In a world first, Swinburne is part of a team of astronomers who have determined the location of a powerful one-off burst of cosmic radio waves.
Swinburne expands reach in Malaysia
Tue 18 Jun 2019
A major partnership will take Swinburne’s innovative degree programs into West Malaysia.
First nations, first astronomers
Mon 03 Jun 2019
The Swinburne Annual Reconciliation Lecture was a panel discussion that revealed the many layers of Indigenous astronomy.
Swinburne and Lexus broadcast message to space
Tue 21 May 2019
Swinburne’s Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing has worked with Lexus to send a message into space in the hopes of reaching alien life.