Find out about the latest astronomy & astrophysics news, announcements and stories at ANU.
14 Nov 2022
Professor Celine D’Orgeville has recently been appointed Director of RSAA’s Advanced Instrumentation Technology Centre (AITC).
6 Sep 2022
The largest women-only recruitment drive in the history of Australian Astronomy and Space is underway at The Australian National University (ANU).
17 Aug 2022
Are you a woman or a gender-diverse researcher/scientist/engineer/project manager? Whether early or mid-career, junior or senior, aspiring or experienced, are...
14 Jun 2022
The AITC Team at the Australian National University (ANU) Advanced Instrumentation and Technology Centre (AITC) has won the 2021 ANU Vice-Chancellor's...
2 Jun 2021
Australian scientists will help construct one of the world’s most powerful telescopes that will push the cosmic frontier of what is visible.
11 Dec 2020
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...
9 Dec 2020
Scientists hope samples of asteroid Ryugu may reveal traces of the chemical ingredients that formed life on Earth.
16 Nov 2020
Australia's largest ever selfie has captured some incredible images from the ACT and the Northern Territory.
11 Nov 2020
An international team of astronomers has challenged a popular theory that mysterious dark matter dominates gravity in the inner parts of spiral galaxies such...
16 Oct 2020
Lately the supergiant star has been behaving strangely.
13 Oct 2020
Astronomers have spotted a rare phenomenon - a star being ripped apart by a supermassive black hole in a process called "spaghettification".
25 Sep 2020
The Universe is full of the biggest and most powerful objects…and sometimes they explode and collide. Brad will talk about how active our Universe is from...