Monday, 19 Jun 2023
  • News

RSAA was successful in receiving a 2023 Silver Pleiades Award.

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Diagram of MAVIS
Tuesday, 13 Jun 2023
  • News

In March 2023 the MAVIS Consortium successfully completed the instrument's Preliminary Design Review (PDR). The PDR process saw both praise from ESO and external experts and also offered the MAVIS team many constructive suggestions. The project has now entered the Final Design phase, which will conclude in December.

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Wednesday, 31 May 2023
  • Research story

There are several key observational areas in which substantial progress is being made in the study of the first galaxies. These include ongoing programs with an emphasis on obtaining data beyond the current redshift frontier.

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Thursday, 18 May 2023
  • Director of Mount Stromlo

Professor Stuart Wyithe is the current Director of the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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Sunday, 30 Apr 2023
  • Research story

There is something particularly enjoyable about working on the inception of a new telescope project.

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Friday, 31 Mar 2023
  • Research story

The AITC is currently leading the design of three major Laser Guide Star Adaptive Optics (LGS AO) systems for large and extremely-large telescopes: Subaru Ground Layer Adaptive Optics (GLAO), ESO MAVIS, and Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) Laser Tomography Adaptive Optics (LTAO).

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Friday, 31 Mar 2023
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Our simulation suite enabled us to calculate the statistical properties of CR superdiffusion and how they depend on the fundamental properties of the plasma through which the CRs move. This will enable future modelling of CR transport using a physically-motivated rather than an ad hoc model.

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Monday, 14 Nov 2022
  • News

Professor Celine D’Orgeville has recently been appointed Director of RSAA’s Advanced Instrumentation Technology Centre (AITC).

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Tuesday, 06 Sep 2022
  • News

The largest women-only recruitment drive in the history of Australian Astronomy and Space is underway at The Australian National University (ANU).

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