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Latest media releases

Telescopes team up to study giant galaxy

December 12, 2017

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.

Telescopes team up to study giant galaxy

Astronomer’s map reveals location of mysterious fast-moving gas

December 4, 2017

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.

Astronomer’s map reveals location of mysterious fast-moving gas

Select Media Coverage

DateTitleSourceType
29/03/2017Astrónomos captan una visión sin precedentes del halo de una galaxia activa cercanalainformation.comonline
29/03/2017Halo Of Nearby Starburst Galaxy Seen In DetailInternational Business Timesonline
24/09/2016A ‘game-changer in the search for aliens’: China switches on world’s biggest telescopeThe Telegraphonline
26/10/2016See Astronomers’ Hydrogen Map of Milky Way Galaxy with Unprecedented DetailNature World Newsonline
20/10/2016Under the Milky Way: what a new map reveals about our galaxyThe Conversationonline
19/01/2017Dark Matter Could Be Destroying Distant GalaxiesSmithsonian Magazineonline
14/03/2017White dwarf X9 is closest star found orbiting a black hole at astonishing 12 million km/hThe Sydney Morning Heraldonline
11/04/2017SKA telescope project spurs Kiwi big data breakthroughReseller Newsonline
27/10/2016Australian astronomers at ICRAR reveal how the sky would look in radio wavesThe Sydney Morning Heraldonline
26/10/2016Lighting Up the Night SkiesThe New York Timesonline
05/05/2017Friendly invitation to the universeThe West Australianprint
24/02/2017The Square Kilometre Array: going to infinity and beyondAustralian Financial Reviewprint