For the first time, astronomers have directly observed the magnetism in one of astronomy’s most studied objects: the remains of Supernova 1987A (SN 1987A), a dying star that appeared in our skies over thirty years ago.
After a nation-wide search ABC Radio National revealed this year’s winners of the ABC and University of New South Wales “Top 5” program for scientists…
A complete prototype station of antennas for the future SKA-low telescope has been completed and is being tested at the SKA site in Western Australia.
A generous donation of a telescope, mount, imaging and ancillary equipment from Mr Neil Shaw and his wife Tara has expanded the ICRAR’s SPIRIT outreach initiative with a 3rd robotic telescope.
A telescope in outback Western Australia has been used to listen to a mysterious cigar-shaped object that entered our Solar System late last year. The unusual object—known as ‘Oumuamua—came from another solar system, prompting speculation it could be an alien spacecraft.
Two and a half thousand people gathered in a stadium & spilled out onto an oval, united in their love of all things space & astronomy, to attend Astrofest 2018 on 24th March.