Galaxies sail on a tranquil sea, cosmic flash shows
A bright flash in the sky gives has given us some clues about what lies between galaxies.
Putting our stamp on history
The Netherlands have issued a new stamp series showcasing the unique 400 year relationship between the Netherlands and Australia - and we've made the cut!
What to do when your atomic clock just isn’t accurate enough
Find out how our Australian researchers are developing a super-stable atomic clock to keep the Square Kilometre Array in sync.
Solving universal mysteries all in a night’s work for ASKAP
Think you know all there is to know about our newest radio telescope, ASKAP? Think again.
Very high beam: ASKAP telescope creates world-first image of the cosmos
Our next-generation radio telescope just created an image of the cosmos with the most number of ‘beams’ ever produced to date, trained to the one patch of sky.
Astronomers detect mass of one quadrillion Earths
Dr Lisa Harvey-Smith and colleagues estimated the mass of a super massive black hole using data captured by ATCA and ASKAP.
Bound for Bonn: Aussie astro technology heading to Germany
Our award-winning phased array feed (PAF) technology will soon head to the northern hemisphere to be installed on the world’s […]
The hunt for EMU eggs is on
You think you've got a difficult Easter egg hunt this year? We're searching for EMU eggs in about 70 million galaxies - it's going to be some egg-hausting work.
Cosmic surfing: what happened after gravitational waves were detected
From the moment the gravitational wave trigger was detected by LIGO in September 2015, a private alert was sent out to an international network of astronomers. Then, satellites and ground-based telescopes around the world began a hunt for the signal.
Using fast radio bursts to weigh the Universe
A newly discovered fast radio burst six billion years in the making will help us to weigh the universe
Euro vision for the world’s largest radio telescope
You might have heard about the Square Kilometre Array, and how it will transform the way we understand the Universe, but have you ever stopped to think what it takes to build the world’s largest radio telescope?