Find out about the latest astronomy & astrophysics news, announcements and stories at ANU.
21 Nov 2017
The Summer scholars will spend the next 8 weeks researching Astronomy and Instrumentation here.
30 Oct 2017
The Duffield family grave sits along a slightly hidden and modest path, down the hill from the Visitors Centre in a semi-private spot.
17 Oct 2017
Scientists from ANU and around the world have detected for the first time ripples in space and time, known as gravitational waves, from the collision of two...
4 Oct 2017
Mount Stromlo was one of three government-run facilities that the gunsights.
29 Sep 2017
To enhance Australia's defence capability by building industrial capability in sensor and on-board data processing for drones and small satellites.
26 Sep 2017
Indigenous- focused daylong Astronomy for regional school students in years 7 to 12.
25 Sep 2017
New agreement with UNSW Canberra on building and testing satellites and space instruments.
25 Sep 2017
The seven mirror segments will form the heart of the Giant Magellan Telescope, designed to have a resolving power 10 times greater than that of the Hubble...
21 Sep 2017
Scientists at ANU have produced the best estimate of Earth's elemental composition which will help them understand how the Earth formed 4.6 billion years...
26 Jun 2017
ANU has officially opened the Siding Spring Observatory lodge that was rebuilt after the 2013 bushfires.
23 Jun 2017
A first-light instrument for the GMT is being developed at the Advanced Instrumentation and Technology Centre (AITC).
19 Jun 2017
I really enjoy being able to control an entire telescope by myself. It’s an amazing rush of power knowing that I am making such a large, expensive instrument...