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Monash researchers usher in new era of astronomy with the first detection of colliding neutron stars

A team of researchers at Monash University has taken part in the detection of gravitational waves from a pair of merging neutron stars. The result is likely to be remembered as one of the biggest astronomical discoveries of the 21st

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Gravitational Waves wins 2017 Nobel Prize for Physics

In an outstanding achievement recognising the work on Gravitational Waves, the 2017 Nobel Prize for Physics has been awarded to three American physicists for their leading roles in the first detection of the waves.

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Tycho’s supernova parents, not so hot or bright, study finds

International research led by a Monash researcher has shed new light on the origins of the famous Tycho’s supernova.

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Monash scientists develop new technique for measuring atomic order in glass

Researchers have identified and demonstrated a new method to measure local order in glass - a challenging class of material.

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3D Supernova simulations reveal mysteries of dying stars

An international team of researchers led by a Monash astronomer has created the longest consistent 3D model of a neutrino-driven supernova explosion to date, helping scientists to better understand the violent deaths of massive stars.

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Celebrate National Science Week at Monash

As part of Australia’s annual celebration of all things science - National Science Week - Monash University will be hosting and taking part in a range of events across Melbourne.

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International play to highlight the plight of three pioneer women scientists

Monash University’s Faculty of Science, in conjunction with the School of Physics and Astronomy is proud to present the international play ‘Curie, Meitner, Lamarr – Indivisible’.

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Telescope for detecting optical signals from gravitational waves launched

A new telescope for detecting optical signatures of gravitational waves has officially launched in La Palma. The project, built and operated by international researchers, is partly funded through the Monash Warwick Alliance, an award-winning

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