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Vale Professor Riccardo Giacconi

December 11, 2018

ICRAR is saddened to hear to the passing of Professor Riccardo Giacconi on 9 December. Prof. Giacconi had a huge influence on modern astronomy and astrophysics through his leadership and contribution to X-ray astronomy, the Hubble Space Telescope, the ESO VLT and the Atacama Large Millimetre Array (ALMA).

Vale Professor Riccardo Giacconi

New Norcia Dish sends Perth kids’ messages to the cosmos

November 27, 2018

Dalkeith Primary School students have transmitted a ‘golden record’ into space, filled with illustrations, photos and messages for the Universe. The Year 5 and 6 students’ transmission was sent this morning from the European Space Agency’s deep space antenna at New Norcia.

New Norcia Dish sends Perth kids’ messages to the cosmos

Ken and Julie Michael Prize 2018 awarded

November 26, 2018

Ahmed Elagali (ICRAR-UWA), Dave Kelly MP, and Sam McSweeney (ICRAR-Curtin) The 2018 Ken and Julie Michael Prize has been awarded to Ahmed Elagali…

Ken and Julie Michael Prize 2018 awarded

Iona students publish star research

November 13, 2018

Iona Presentation Students visiting SPIRIT 1 & 2 on the UWA campus. Students at Iona Presentation College have become published astronomers after submitting…

Iona students publish star research