RSAA Director on The Wholesome Show

RSAA Director on The Wholesome Show

RSAA Director Matthew Colless was recently featured on The Wholesome Show, talking about infinity, space, launching satellites and Hilbert's Hotel.

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Young Star
Young Stars

Young Stars

Young Stars is an astronomy group for high school students with an interest in our incredible Universe.

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Mount Stromlo Observatory Site Tour

Mount Stromlo Observatory Site Tour

Take a walking tour of the Mount Stromlo Observatory and learn about one of Canberra’s oldest sites.

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The Advanced Instrumentation Technology Centre at Stromlo. Image: Stuart Hay, ANU.
Boost for ANU space and quantum technology

Boost for ANU space and quantum technology

The Australian National University has welcomed ACT Government funding to bolster high-technology quantum communications for the space industry.

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Professor Michael Platow and Professor Paul Francis. Image: Stuart Hay, ANU.
RSAA academic named among Australia’s best teachers

RSAA academic named among Australia’s best teachers

Two of the University's leading educators have been recognised as among Australia's best teachers.

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International team discovers major supercluster of galaxies hidden by Milky Way

International team discovers major supercluster of galaxies hidden by Milky Way

An international team of astronomers has discovered a previously unknown major concentration of galaxies in the constellation Vela, which they have dubbed

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School visits open at Mt Stromlo

School visits open at Mt Stromlo

We are piloting daytime school visits at the newly-opened Visitors Centre at Mount Stromlo, so get in touch if you would like to book in.

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Incoming AITC Director, Professor Anna Moore
New Director for Mount Stromlo’s AITC

New Director for Mount Stromlo’s AITC

An internationally-recognised scientist who has designed instruments for observatories around the world has been appointed the new Director of the Advanced I

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Welcome to the website of the ANU Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics.  The school operates a world-class observatory and has a long history of research and technical activity at the forefront of astronomy and astrophysics. The research interests of our astronomers cover the length and breadth of the field, from planetary science to cosmology, instrumentation to theory. 

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