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Astronomers dissect the aftermath of a Supernova
10 Nov 2014
In research published today in the Astrophysical Journal, an Australian led team of astronomers has used radio telescopes in Australia and Chile to see inside the remains of a supernova.  

Astronomical Investment for Square Kilometre Array Radio Telescope
05 Nov 2014
The University of Western Australia and the National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences (NAOC), has signed an agreement that will see up to 50 Chinese PhD students visit WA over the next five years.

ICRAR in European Space Agency's Top 5 Microgravity Experiments!
20 Oct 2014
ICRAR astronomer Dr Danail Oreschkow was on one of the last flights on the now-retired European Space Agency's (ESA) Zero-G Airbus A300 research plane earlier this year, and his team's work has now been included in ESA's list of the top 5 projects of all time to grace their iconic airborne lab.

Dark matter half what we thought, say scientists
10 Oct 2014

A new measurement of dark matter in the Milky Way has revealed there is half as much of the mysterious substance as previously thought.


Hungry black hole eats faster than thought possible
09 Oct 2014

Astronomers have discovered a black hole that is consuming gas from a nearby star 10 times faster than previously thought possible. The black hole—known as P13—lies on the outskirts of the galaxy NGC7793 about 12 million light years from Earth and is ingesting a weight equivalent to 100 billion billion hot dogs every minute.

 

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