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Latest media releases

A flying classroom and a trip to the South Pole

January 24, 2017

On Australia Day (January 26), 18 high school students from Kent Street High School in Perth will board a Qantas Boeing 747 aircraft and fly over the South Magnetic Pole.

A flying classroom and a trip to the South Pole

Galaxy Murder Mystery

January 17, 2017

It’s the big astrophysical whodunnit. Across the Universe, galaxies are being killed and the question scientists want answered is, what’s killing them? New research published today by a global team of researchers, based at ICRAR, seeks to answer that question.

Galaxy Murder Mystery

Fatal attraction burns bright between star and black hole

December 13, 2016

An extraordinarily brilliant point of light seen in a distant galaxy, and dubbed ASASSN-15lh, was thought to be the brightest supernova ever seen. But new observations from several observatories, including ESO, have now cast doubt on this classification.

Fatal attraction burns bright between star and black hole

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