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Pilbara-born ICRAR PhD candidate Ryan Urquhart has won a Premier’s Science Award for his work on the Universe’s fastest-feeding black holes.
Astronomers at the Curtin University node of ICRAR have teamed up with Adelaide company Silentium Defence to develop a passive radar for the surveillance of objects in space.
An international team of scientists, including from the University of Adelaide and Curtin University, has found the first evidence of a source of high-energy particles called neutrinos: an energetic galaxy about 4 billion light years from Earth.
For the first time, astronomers have directly observed the magnetism in one of astronomy’s most studied objects: the remains of Supernova 1987A (SN 1987A), a dying star that appeared in our skies over thirty years ago.
A telescope in outback Western Australia has been used to listen to a mysterious cigar-shaped object that entered our Solar System late last year. The unusual object—known as ‘Oumuamua—came from another solar system, prompting speculation it could be an alien spacecraft.
Astronomers have discovered that all galaxies rotate once every billion years, no matter how big they are.