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  1. 9 September 2019 - Under the Microscope

    The dark matter detective

    The University of Melbourne's Professor Elisabetta Barberio is leading groundbreaking Australian research in the hunt for elusive dark matter.

  2. 15 July 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Echoes in the void

    A University of Melbourne expert explores the sounds of space as NASA releases a collection of space sounds to mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landings.

  3. 5 October 2018 - Science Matters

    Sky hopping with Australia’s first space telescope

    The University of Melbourne is combining innovative design and new, low-cost nano-satellite technology to build Australia’s first space telescope, Skyhopper.

  4. 21 August 2018 - Science Matters

    Getting it right: The most complex space telescope ever built

    The James Webb Space Telescope has been beset by problems, but astronomers understand that there is no room for failure, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 13 December 2016 - Science Matters

    Finding a needle in a space haystack

    A University of Melbourne student has been given rare access to use the Spitzer Space Telescope, which she is using to explore early galaxies in the universe.