Following seven years of design and prototyping work, the Curtin University node of ICRAR has completed its preparations for the construction of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) in Western Australia.
Astronomers have caught a black hole hurling hot material into space at close to the speed of light. This flare-up was captured in a new…
Astronomers have used mysterious fast radio bursts to solve a decades-old mystery of ‘missing matter’, long predicted to exist in the Universe but never detected—until now.
Astronomers have captured an image of a super-rare type of galaxy – described as a “cosmic ring of fire” – as it existed 11 billion years ago.
Published today in Nature, an international team of researchers has observed a massive, rotating disk galaxy just 1.5 billion years after the Big Bang—1.5 billion years earlier in cosmic history than astronomers had expected to find such a galaxy based on previous studies.
Astronomers at the UWA node of ICRAR have today signed an MOU with the German eROSITA team to join forces and combine their respective data to address some of the outstanding questions in astronomy today.