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Space and physics

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Planetary science

Asteroid rocks begin to reveal our solar system’s origins

Curtin University researchers are among a global team of scientists who are discovering how our solar system came to be,…

Science and Engineering

Research breakthrough to take space missions to new heights

New Curtin University research could change how space missions are conducted and lead to improvements in industries as diverse as…


Curtin astronomy leader honoured at Western Australian of the Year Awards

Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy Executive Director John Curtin Distinguished Professor Steven Tingay has been recognised for his immense contribution…

Space and physics

Curtin research unlocks supernova stardust secrets

Curtin University-led research has discovered a rare dust particle trapped in an ancient extra-terrestrial meteorite that was formed by a…


Astronomers discover 49 new galaxies in under three hours

An international team of astronomers has discovered 49 new gas-rich galaxies using the MeerKAT radio telescope in South Africa. Dr…


Astronomers produce most sensitive radio image ever of ancient star cluster

A global team of astronomers have created the most sensitive radio image ever of a globular cluster, an ancient ball…

Planetary science

Organic compounds in asteroids formed in colder regions of space: study

Analysis of organic compounds – calledpolycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) – extracted from the Ryugu asteroid and Murchison meteorite has found…

Space and physics

International space partnership taking WA tech to new heights

Groundbreaking Curtin University technology will soon be powering interplanetary missions to the moon and beyond, after one of its brightest…

Awards and achievements

Leading researchers take up Forrest Research Fellowships at Curtin

A Curtin University astrophysicist whose research investigates how stars are destroyed by supermassive black holes, and a chemical engineering researcher…

Planetary science

Curtin ready to analyse rare asteroid rocks from epic NASA mission

Curtin University researchers are standing by to be among the first in the world to analyse precious asteroid samples due…

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