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Space and physics

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Study finds silicon, gold and copper among new weapons against COVID-19

New Curtin research has found the spike proteins of SARS-CoV-2, a strain of coronaviruses that caused the COVID-19 pandemic, become…

Industry and partnerships

Trailblazing NASA astronaut shares big dreams with Curtin students

A NASA astronaut who was instrumental in establishing Australia’s space agency program has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Curtin…


Stealth surveillance system uses radio astronomy technology to detect artificial objects in space

Researchers from the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) have developed a low cost, portable sensor system which can…

Planetary science

Asteroid findings from specks of space dust could save the planet

Curtin University-led research into the durability and age of an ancient asteroid made of rocky rubble and dust, revealed significant…


Curtin astrophysicist named a Superstar of STEM

A Curtin University astrophysicist whose research investigates how stars are destroyed by supermassive black holes has been named a Superstar…


Curtin researchers locate largest known fresh meteorite strikes on Mars

Curtin University researchers have helped discover the largest fresh meteorite impact craters on Mars since NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter began…


Nova Systems and ICRAR Curtin partner on new Space Domain Awareness technology

The Curtin University node of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) has teamed with Australian-owned company Nova Systems…

Space exploration

Stargazers to catch a glimpse of NASA’s Lucy in the sky with diamonds

Curtin researchers have been tasked by NASA with observing the Lucy spacecraft – the first mission to explore the Trojan…

Space and physics

Year-long maiden voyage of WA’s first homegrown spacecraft ends

After almost a year in orbit, WA’s first homegrown spacecraft has re-entered the Earth’s atmosphere, providing vital lessons for future…


Renowned physicist inducted into Western Australian Science Hall of Fame

A world-leading expert in the field of atomic collisions and theoretical physics has been inducted into the Western Australian Science…

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