A violent explosion in a distant galaxy has broken the record for the brightest source of high-energy light in the Universe.
A radio telescope in the Western Australian outback has captured a spectacular new view of the centre of the galaxy in which we live, the Milky Way.
The direction in which a galaxy spins depends on its mass, researchers have found. A team of astrophysicists analysed 1418 galaxies and found that small ones are likely to spin on a different axis to large ones.
Scientists have processed 400 gigabytes of data a second as they tested data pipelines for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope.
Using a Fast radio Burst, astronomers studying the outskirts of a distant galaxy have discovered the galaxy sits in a serene ocean of gas.
An astronomy festival that attracts more than 4000 people a year and WA’s oldest observatory have starred at the Premier’s Science Awards overnight.