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Latest media releases

Arecibo data still has astronomers in a spin

December 1, 2021

New research shows the relationship between the mass of stars and a galaxy’s rotation is not what we first thought, with different galaxy types displaying a different relationship between the two properties.

Arecibo data still has astronomers in a spin

Galaxy murder mystery solved

November 2, 2021

Galaxies are being killed in one of the most extreme regions of the nearby Universe and astronomers think they know why. A paper published today…

Galaxy murder mystery solved

Australia delivers critical subsystem for VISTA telescope

October 28, 2021

An Australian-built major subsystem for the European Southern Observatory’s 4MOST instrument has arrived in Germany at the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP) ready for testing prior to installation on the four-metre VISTA telescope located in the Atacama Desert in Chile.

Australia delivers critical subsystem for VISTA telescope

Select Media Coverage

Date Title Source Type
29/03/2017 Astrónomos captan una visión sin precedentes del halo de una galaxia activa cercana lainformation.com online
29/03/2017 Halo Of Nearby Starburst Galaxy Seen In Detail International Business Times online
24/09/2016 A ‘game-changer in the search for aliens’: China switches on world’s biggest telescope The Telegraph online
26/10/2016 See Astronomers’ Hydrogen Map of Milky Way Galaxy with Unprecedented Detail Nature World News online
20/10/2016 Under the Milky Way: what a new map reveals about our galaxy The Conversation online
19/01/2017 Dark Matter Could Be Destroying Distant Galaxies Smithsonian Magazine online
14/03/2017 White dwarf X9 is closest star found orbiting a black hole at astonishing 12 million km/h The Sydney Morning Herald online
11/04/2017 SKA telescope project spurs Kiwi big data breakthrough Reseller News online
27/10/2016 Australian astronomers at ICRAR reveal how the sky would look in radio waves The Sydney Morning Herald online
26/10/2016 Lighting Up the Night Skies The New York Times online
05/05/2017 Friendly invitation to the universe The West Australian print
24/02/2017 The Square Kilometre Array: going to infinity and beyond Australian Financial Review print