Research »

The research at RSAA covers the length and breadth of astronomy and astrophysics, ranging from planetary science to cosmology, instrumentation to theory.


The Advanced Instrumentation and Technology Centre supports the development of the next generation of instruments for astronomy and space science


Summer space shows set to bring cheer in a tough year »

Stargazers are in for a summer treat with three out-of-this-world events over the next week, ranging from shooting stars to a great planetary "romance" in the night-sky.

The Hayabusa2 spacecraft is about to drop a chunk of asteroid in the Australian outback »

Scientists hope samples of asteroid Ryugu may reveal traces of the chemical ingredients that formed life on Earth.