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News | 2 Jun 2021
Australian scientists will help construct one of the world's most powerful ground-based telescopes that promises to see further and clearer than the Hubble Space Telescope and unlock mysteries of the early Universe.
News | 28 May 2021
The hunt for the never before heard "hum" of gravitational waves caused by mysterious neutron stars has just got a lot easier, thanks to an international team of researchers.
News | 24 May 2021
If you cast your eyes to the skies this Wednesday night you're in for a celestial surprise - a rare Super Blood Moon.
News | 6 May 2021
Australians will be treated to a spectacular show of streaking lights with shooting stars on display from early morning this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
News | 28 Apr 2021
One of Australia's leading space experts and ANU astronomer, Professor Lisa Kewley, has been named a foreign member of the US National Academy of Sciences (NAS).
News | 26 Apr 2021
Tasmanian students will get a better view of the southern night sky, with astronomers from The Australian National University (ANU) delivering powerful telescopes as well as lessons on how to use them.
News | 23 Apr 2021
An international team of scientists has reconstructed the 22-million-year journey of an asteroid through the Solar System to its impact on Earth.
News | 12 Apr 2021
Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have harnessed a technique that helps telescopes see objects in the night sky more clearly to fight against dangerous and costly space debris.
News | 15 Jan 2021
Nearly 700 million astronomical objects have been carefully catalogued and made public as part of a major international collaboration involving researchers from ANU.
News | 11 Dec 2020
Stargazers are in for a summer treat with three out-of-this-world events over the next week, ranging from shooting stars to a great planetary "romance" in the night-sky.
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