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Scientists spot jets from supermassive black hole snacking on a star
27 Nov 2015
Scientists have discovered a hungry black hole that is swallowing a star at the centre of a nearby galaxy.

Indian Government joins SKA Organisation
05 Oct 2015
Monday 5 October 2015, Mumbai, India – The Indian Government has now signed the membership of SKA Organisation, bringing India formally into the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project after years of involvement in its design, and ahead of negotiations to create the inter-governmental organisation that will construct and run the telescope.

Premier visits WA SKA site
02 Oct 2015
Earlier this week Premier Colin Barnett joined ICRAR directors Carole Jackson and Lister Staveley-Smith on a visit to the future home of the SKA in WA’s Mid West.

Perth welcomes Dr George Heald
25 Sep 2015
Dr George Heald, formerly of ASTRON in the Netherlands, is set to come to Perth a CSIRO Science Leader, specialising in Low Frequency Radio Astronomy.

Eleven year cosmic search leads to black hole rethink
25 Sep 2015
One hundred years since Einstein proposed gravitational waves as part of his general theory of relativity, an 11-year search performed with CSIRO’s Parkes telescope has shown that an expected background of waves is missing, casting doubt on our understanding of galaxies and black holes.

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