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Space and physics

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ICRAR engineers have designed ‘radio-quiet’ electronics to power the world’s largest radio telescope

A team of researchers, engineers and technicians has developed a ‘SMART box’ to power the world’s largest radio telescope.The Power…


Historic MWA milestone reached as we go ‘back to the future’ in the cosmos

A world-class telescope in outback Western Australia is on the verge of unlocking more secrets from the start of the…


Hiding in plain sight, astronomers find new type of stellar object

An international team led by astronomers from the Curtin University node of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR)…


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…


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…


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…


Curtin astrophysicist named among nation’s leaders in her field

A Curtin astrophysicist has been recognised by the country’s professional body for astronomical research for her significant contribution to advancing…


Curtin scientists recognised for leading astronomy and chemistry research

Curtin astrophysicist Associate Professor Cathryn Trott and electrochemistry researcher Associate Professor Debbie Silvester-Dean have been recognised for their exceptional contributions…


Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy awarded for gender advancement

The Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy (CIRA) has received a Silver Pleiades Award from the Astronomical Society of Australia in…


MWA: expanding the horizons of science

In 2012, in midwest Australian scrubland 300 kilometres from the nearest town, academic, government, and industry leaders gathered. Before them,…

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