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Radio Astronomy key priority area in WA State Government science plan
21 Apr 2015
The WA Government has released a new 'Science Statement for Western Australia' identifying five key priority areas for the State, including radio astronomy, which will broaden the economy and create a new generation of jobs.

Astrofest 2015
31 Mar 2015
Australia’s largest annual astronomy festival has come and gone for another year. Astrofest, a vibrant celebration of astronomy and Western Australian science, was held at Curtin Stadium on the Curtin University campus in Bentley on Saturday 28th March.

The world’s largest radio telescope takes a major step towards construction
10 Mar 2015
SKA Organisation HQ – Monday 9 March - At their meeting last week at the SKA Organisation Headquarters near Manchester, UK, the SKA Board of Directors unanimously agreed to move the world’s largest radio telescope forward to its final pre-construction phase. 

World's Largest Astronomy Lesson breaks world record
02 Mar 2015
Over 1,000 people joined in at the Shire of Kalamunda's 'World's Largest Astronomy Lesson' on the weekend, helping to break a Guinness World Record.

Live fast die young galaxies lose the gas that keeps them alive
02 Feb 2015
Galaxies can die early because the gas they need to make new stars is suddenly ejected, research published today suggests.

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Radio Astronomy and Really BIG Data
6:30pm, 24th April 2015


Would you like to give a seminar at ICRAR? Please get in touch! Contact Jean-Pierre Macquart for ICRAR's Curtin University node, or Anna Kapinska/Jonghwan Rhee for ICRAR's The University of Western Australia node.

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