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  1. 15 January 2020 - Science Matters

    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.

  2. 12 April 2019 - Science Matters

    Four important things that this picture tells us

    The first picture of the black hole M87*, taken by the Event Horizon Telescope, reveals a trove of information, says a University of Melbourne researcher.

  3. 7 August 2018 - Science Matters

    A quiet Sunday night discovering a supermassive black hole

    How two University of Melbourne astronomy students played a key role in one of the greatest space discoveries of 2018 – a fast-growing high redshift quasar.

  4. 17 August 2017 - Science Matters

    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.

  5. 2 June 2017 - Go Figure

    Riding the gravitational wave

    University of Melbourne researchers are part of an international team to 'hear' Albert Einstein's gravitational waves for the third time - but what are they?

  6. 15 February 2017 - Science Matters

    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

  7. 12 February 2016 - Science Matters

    Revealed: The billion-year soundbite

    Einstein was right. The discovery of gravitational waves proves the universe is talking to us - and listening to it will take us places we've never been before.