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.
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.
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?
Shooting the moon: the search for ultra high energy neutrinos
When looking for evidence of some of the universe's mysterious high energy particles, why not enlist the help of our nearest neighbour: the moon?
Australia’s astronomy future in a climate of cutbacks
By Lewis Ball, CSIRO The future looks very bright for Australian radio astronomy but it was somewhat clouded earlier this […]
The first images from ASKAP reveal slices through space
By Lisa Harvey-Smith, CSIRO The first images from Australia’s Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) telescope have given scientists a sneak […]
Radio astronomy: the next generation
Game changing, fascinating, exciting, inspiring. There was no shortage of positive adjectives used to describe the science that will be […]
Looking back to the Big Bang with the SKA
‘It’s as big as science gets’ says Nobel Laureate Professor Brian Schmidt. ‘It’s the unknown unknowns that you’re able to […]
Perth Astrofest 2014
On Saturday evening the worrying clouds cleared to provide a wonderful night sky for Perth’s Astrofest. Held at Curtin University […]