ICRAR-Curtin University astrophysicist Dr Natasha Hurley-Walker has been named one of Australia’s Superstars of STEM for 2019/2020 by science minister Karen Andrews.
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).
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.
The 2018 Ken and Julie Michael Prize has been awarded to Ahmed Elagali (ICRAR-UWA) and Sam McSweeney (ICRAR-Curtin) for their respective PhD research.
Students at Iona Presentation College have become published astronomers after submitting their observations of stars to a 100-year-old astronomical organisation.
Researchers have taught an artificial intelligence program used to recognise faces on Facebook to identify galaxies in deep space.