Space Science and Astrophysics News

Photonics & space internships await physics student

Physics student Rhona Hamilton

New Colombo Plan Scholarship recipient Rhona Hamilton has sights on her internships at the University of Tokyo and National Astronomical Observatory of Japan.

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Chasing clouds in Antarctica: cool stories from a physics graduate

News Tom Chambers physics

It’s a unique way to escape the heat. Physics graduate Tom Chambers spent his summer exploring clouds in Antarctica.

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New space agency a boost for future science careers and research

Astrophysics observatory Paddy McGee

Australia’s new national space agency in Adelaide to provide boost in career opportunities for science and physics graduates.

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Scientists explore mine over matter

A temporary laboratory installed in the Stawell gold mine.

Scientists are placing giant crystals in an old gold mine more than 1km underground, in order to find elusive dark-matter particles.

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First evidence of neutrino source discovered in distant galaxy

IceCube

Scientists discover that an energetic galaxy four billion light years from Earth is the source of high-energy neutrino particles.

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Unveiling the secrets of our Milky Way galaxy

HESS telescope image

Over 70 sources of very high energy gamma rays, including 16 previously undiscovered ones, have been catalogued in a survey of the Milky Way.

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