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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…

Astronomy

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…

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…

Astronomy

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…

Campus and global community

Curtin teams with NASA JPL spin-off Chascii in spacecraft optical communications

Researchers will work to deliver the first-ever optical communications from a 1U CubeSat based on the technology behind WA’s Binar-1…

Campus and global community

Astronomers detect galactic space laser

A powerful radio-wave laser, called a ‘megamaser’, has been observed by the MeerKAT telescope in South Africa. The record-breaking find…

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…

Space and physics

Binar-1 to ground control! WA’s first homegrown spacecraft makes contact

Western Australia’s homegrown spacecraft, Binar-1, has made first contact with ground control at Curtin University, after it was launched into…

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