Far-away planet systems are shaped like the Solar System

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have found that far-away planet systems are shaped like the Solar System, with multiple planets align

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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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Higher Degree Research Information Days

RSAA runs a number of bachelors and higher degree research programs, including honours, PhD and a new Masters of Astronomy and Astrophysics (Advanced).

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RSAA to host new $30m 3D astronomy centre

The Australian National University (ANU) will lead Australia's next wave of research into the Universe and the formation of the basic elements, using new 3-D

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Professor Lisa Kewley.

Stellar student graduates an expert in her field

Like many undergraduate students at this time of year, Rebecca Davies is celebrating graduation.

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RSAA astronomer among Tall Poppy Award winners

Success in bringing research to the community has won four ANU early-career researchers ACT Tall Poppy awards for their work in climate change, mental health

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Dr Brad Tucker (Image: Stuart Hay)

The research interests of RSAA staff cover the length and breadth of astronomy and astrophysics, ranging from planetary science to cosmology, instrumentation to theory. Explore the range of topics studied and examples of our research work through the research themes, projects, and highlights.

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