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WA science and industry leaders put their heads together to search for the first stars and galaxiesMarch 24, 2020
The team from ICRAR, Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, and DUG used hundreds of hours of observations from the MWA radio telescope collected over five years.
Astronomers detect biggest explosion in the history of the UniverseFebruary 28, 2020
Scientists studying a distant galaxy cluster have discovered the biggest explosion seen in the Universe since the Big Bang.
MAGIC telescopes see most epic explosionNovember 21, 2019
A violent explosion in a distant galaxy has broken the record for the brightest source of high-energy light in the Universe.
Outback telescope captures Milky Way centre, discovers remnants of dead starsNovember 20, 2019
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.
Spin doctors: Astrophysicists find when galaxies rotate, size mattersNovember 18, 2019
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.
World’s fastest supercomputer processes huge data rates in preparation for mega-telescope projectOctober 22, 2019
Scientists have processed 400 gigabytes of data a second as they tested data pipelines for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope.