AITC scientists discuss space technologies at the World Economic Forum
Wednesday, 05 Dec 2018
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Watch ANU scientists present on a range of fascinating topics from the Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Tianjin, China.

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Tuesday, 27 Nov 2018
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The Summer scholars will spend the next 8 weeks researching Astronomy and Instrumentation here.

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Tuesday, 23 Oct 2018
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The Australian National University has launched its new innovation institute, InSpace, which will bring together technology, science and law research to advance Australia's space industry.

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Friday, 27 Jul 2018
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ANU Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian Schmidt AC welcomed the funding commitment of $250,000 from the Government to the University's Advanced Instrumentation and Technology Centre (AITC), host of the national facility for space-flight testing.

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Astronomers find fastest-growing black hole known in the Universe
Thursday, 17 May 2018
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Astronomers at ANU have found the fastest-growing black hole known in the Universe, describing it as a monster that devours a mass equivalent to our Sun every two days.

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A bright supermassive black hole. Image credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA
Tuesday, 15 May 2018
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Astronomers at ANU have found the fastest-growing black hole known in the Universe.

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ANU researchers discover 'singing' molecular cloud
Friday, 11 May 2018
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A study led by The Australian National University (ANU) and the University of Crete in Greece has shed new light on the mystery of how our solar system formed.

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Photo by the NASA Goddard Space Flight Centre.
Thursday, 03 May 2018
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The Australian National University (ANU) is poised to play a key role to support a new national space agency and to help drive education, research and industry

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Astronomers witness death throes of a cocooned star
Tuesday, 27 Mar 2018
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Dr Brad Tucker from ANU has seen the death throes of a star cocooned inside a dense shell of gas and dust, which ended in a violent explosion.

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