RSAA wins funding for two Future Fellowships

The Australian Research Council has announced that the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics has won funding for two prestigious Future Fellowships.

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SkyMapper telescope dome

Release of report on gender access and equity at RSAA

A report on gender access and equity at The Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics was delivered to the Director on 6 March 2014.

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Mount Stromlo Observatory 74-inch dome

Giant Magellan Telescope Industry Roadshow

Opportunities exist for Australian industry to bid for contracts offered by the GMT Organisation (GMTO). To ensure Australian industry is well briefed, the...

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Giant Magellan Telescope

Making light work of planet hunting

Finding a planet the size of Jupiter in the Milky Way is the astronomical equivalent to finding a needle in a haystack. But after a tumultuous year that began...

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Time lapse of HAT-South telescope in action

RSAA Researchers at TEDx

RSAA researchers Professor Brian Schmidt (Nobel Laureate) and Dr. Charley Lineweaver talk at TEDx events in Sydney and Canberra.

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Science, humility and the fallacy of the planet of the apes: Charley Lineweaver at TEDxCanberra

2013 Bok Lecture

Professor Brian Schmidt - Nobel Laureate and Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow - will deliver the annual Bok lecture.

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ANU hosts space innovation partnership

A multimillion dollar Space and Spatial Innovation Partnership, to be headquartered at Mount Stromlo, will create industry growth and jobs.

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Unexpectedly well-organised planetary systems

Astronomers at The Australian National University have found that planetary systems orbiting other stars are more organised than our Solar System.

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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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