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Neutron Star Jets Shoot Down TheorySeptember 27, 2018
Astronomers have detected radio jets belonging to a neutron star with a strong magnetic field — something not predicted by current theory, according to a new study published in Nature today.
Magellanic Clouds duo may have been a trioSeptember 18, 2018
Two of the closest galaxies to the Milky Way—the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds—may have had a third companion, astronomers believe.
Telescope maps cosmic rays in Large and Small Magellanic CloudsSeptember 4, 2018
A radio telescope in outback Western Australia has been used to observe radiation from cosmic rays in two neighbouring galaxies, showing areas of star formation and echoes of past supernovae.
Astronomical Investment for UWAAugust 31, 2018
Are dark matter and dark energy real? How UWA is teaming up with leading Australian and European institutions to unlock two of the most compelling mysteries in contemporary physics.
Ryan Urquart wins Premier’s Science Awards 2018August 15, 2018
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.
WA astronomers partner with the defence industry to monitor spaceJuly 19, 2018
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.