Using neutron stars to detect dark matter
Neutron stars can theoretically be used to detect dark matter and University of Melbourne researchers are refining the calculations to find the elusive particle
The science behind life in space on ‘Away’
Artificial gravity and space disease feature on Netflix’s series ‘Away’ – a University of Melbourne experts looks at how much of the action is true to life.
Launching the SpIRIT satellite
University of Melbourne researchers describe plans to build the SpIRIT satellite– to be launched in space by 2022, with Australian and Italian Space Agencies.
Putting the Universe under the telescope
The 2020s will use increasingly complex technology to ramp up efforts to understand more about the Universe, explains a University of Melbourne expert.
The frontiers of physics: From planets to photons
University of Melbourne physicist Professor David Jamieson takes us on a journey of his research; from Galileo’s historic discoveries to quantum computing.
University of Melbourne's Duane Hamacher works with communities to increase the representation of Indigenous astronomy and astrophysics
The art of inexplicable eddies
A University of Melbourne collaboration between art and science explores the turbulent physics of eddies to produce a mesmerising artistic experience.
Finding dark matter in the dark
University of Melbourne physicists are working in a laboratory 1000 metres below ground in a gold mine, to confirm the existence of mysterious dark matter
Supermassive black holes feed on cosmic jellyfish
A University of Melbourne astronomer joined an international team observing jellyfish galaxies 'feed' supermassive blackholes - watching our Universe evolve.
Supermassive black hole controls star birth
A supermassive black hole 5.7 billion light years away is producing hundreds of stars every year by apparently regulating bursts of hot gases