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Hunting Molecules with the MWA

Jul 21/ 2017

Astronomers have used an Australian radio telescope to observe molecular signatures from stars, gas and dust in our galaxy, which could lead to the detection…

Hunting Molecules with the MWA

SKA signs Big Data cooperation agreement with CERN

Jul 17/ 2017

CERN Headquarters, Geneva, Thursday 13 July 2017 SKA Organisation and CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics, today signed an agreement formalising their growing collaboration…

SKA signs Big Data cooperation agreement with CERN

Honey I shrunk… the globular cluster?

Jun 02/ 2017

Famous globular cluster Omega Centauri, within the Milky Way galaxy. Credit: ESO. New simulation work from ICRAR’s Dr Kenji Bekki has predicted that globular…

Honey I shrunk… the globular cluster?

ASKAP telescope to rule radio-burst hunt

May 22/ 2017

Dishes of CSIRO’s Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder. Credit: Kim Steele, ICRAR. A CSIRO telescope has found its first ‘fast radio burst’ from…

ASKAP telescope to rule radio-burst hunt

A new Cosmic Dawn rises

Apr 21/ 2017

Primary mirror(s) of the James Web Space Telescope.Credit: NASA/Chris Gunn A new astronomy research centre of excellence will be established by the…

A new Cosmic Dawn rises