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An international team of astronomers has used two of the world's largest radio telescopes to show that a mysterious source of radio bursts is in an astonishingly extreme and unusual environment. The discovery suggests that the strange source is in close proximity to a massive black hole, or within a nebula of unprecedented power.
Professor Melanie Johnston-Hollitt will commence a Professorship at the Curtin University node ICRAR.
Astronomers have used two Australian radio telescopes and several optical telescopes to study complex mechanisms that are fuelling jets of material blasting away from a black hole 55 million times more massive than the Sun.
An Australian scientist has created the most detailed map ever of clouds of high-velocity gas in the Universe around us. The map covers the entire sky and shows curious clouds of neutral hydrogen gas that are moving at a different speed to the normal rotation of the Milky Way.
Picosat Systems and ICRAR have trialled a satellite deployment on a “Zero-G” flight above France.
ICRAR-Curtin researcher Dr Natasha Hurley-Walker has been named Western Australian Young Tall Poppy Scientist of the Year at the 2017 WA Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.