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News | 13 Oct 2020
Astronomers have spotted a rare phenomenon - a star being ripped apart by a supermassive black hole in a process called "spaghettification".
News | 20 Aug 2020
An international team of researchers have discovered a dense, cold gas that's been shot out from the centre of the Milky Way "like bullets".
News | 12 Aug 2020
Canberrans and Northern Territorians are being encouraged to beam a message to Australia and the globe via space for the world’s largest ever Satellite Selfie
News | 9 Jul 2020
ANU researcher, Dr James Gilbert has been named one of Australia’s most innovative engineers.
Analysis and opinion | 6 Jul 2020
Australia's space industry is booming despite the impact of coronavirus.
News | 1 Jul 2020
We now know just how massive the fastest-growing black hole in the Universe actually is, as well as how much it eats, thanks to new research led by ANU.
News | 24 Jun 2020
A black hole around 23 times the size of the Sun has swallowed a mysterious, much smaller astrophysical object.
News | 26 May 2020
A new infrared telescope built by ANU will monitor the entire southern sky in search of new cosmic events as they take place.
News | 4 May 2020
Shooting stars will provide a little bit of joy to all Australians over the coming days while we stay home, according to ANU astronomer Dr Brad Tucker.
News | 1 May 2020
Scientists across Australia will get the chance to show the nation how their work is for the public good, under a new partnership between ANU and the ABC.