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.
One of the closest jellyfish galaxies to us, the Norma cluster galaxy ESO 137-001, was recently fully mapped using ALMA and other telescopes.
Using a Fast radio Burst, astronomers studying the outskirts of a distant galaxy have discovered the galaxy sits in a serene ocean of gas.
A new exhibition at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery will explore the concept of the night sky from cultural, scientific and artistic perspectives. Astronomy and…