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...
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".
20 Aug 2020
An international team of researchers have discovered a dense, cold gas that's been shot out from the centre of the Milky Way "like bullets".
12 Aug 2020
Canberrans and Northern Territorians are being encouraged to beam a message to Australia and the globe via space for the world’s largest ever Satellite Selfie