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Space and physics

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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…

Data science

Curtin-developed machine learning ‘phones home’ for famous Martian rock

New Curtin-led research has pinpointed the exact home of the oldest and most famous Martian meteorite for the first time…


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…

Data science

Consistent asteroid showers rock previous thinking on Mars craters

New Curtin University research has confirmed the frequency of asteroid collisions that formed impact craters on Mars has been consistent…

Planetary science

A rock solid theory, now muddied?

It’s long been accepted that all large objects in the solar system formed as a result of cosmic dust and…

Planetary science

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s OSIRIS-REx!

In just a few days, a NASA spacecraft is going to perform a gravitational slingshot around the Earth to rendezvous…

Planetary science

Black hole behaviour brings home science award

Dr James Miller-Jones has been busy. Not only did he just get his team’s latest mystery solving research published in…