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


Why outer space matters in a post-pandemic world »

Australia's space industry is booming despite the impact of coronavirus.
Rajsekhar Mohapatra: Life Story of a Galaxy

Rajsekhar Mohapatra: Life Story of a Galaxy »

We know that galaxies contain lots and lots of stars. But what came first? Stars or galaxies? Do galaxies ever grow old? In this talk we will discuss a galaxy's lifetime - how they are born, how they grow and make stars, and how they fight, merge, or eat other galaxies.