Nobel laureate Brian Schmidt wins new honours

RSAA astrophysicist and Nobel laureate Professor Brian Schmidt and his team of astronomers have won one of the most valuable prizes in science.

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AstroSats 2014 - Astronomy Satellites Workshop

The purpose of AstroSats 2014 is to bring together the astronomical research and satellite engineering communities to explore science cases and astronomical...

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Satellite orbiting the Earth

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

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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