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Scientists discover hidden galaxies behind the Milky Way
10 Feb 2016
Hundreds of hidden nearby galaxies have been studied for the first time, shedding light on a mysterious gravitational anomaly dubbed the Great Attractor.

Citizen scientists name planet
15 Dec 2015
Volunteers from the Perth based citizen astronomy project theSkyNet have won the right to name a planet around a distant star as part of a global contest run by the International Astronomical Union (IAU).

New spin on star-forming galaxies
15 Dec 2015
Australian researchers have discovered why some galaxies are “clumpy” rather than spiral in shape—and it appears low spin is to blame.

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.

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