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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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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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Alliance researchers lead global project to capture gravitational wave flashes

The first detection of gravitational waves in September 2015 excited the scientific and mainstream community alike. Gravitational waves provide valuable information about our universe, and confirmation of their existence has created new research

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Dr Duncan Galloway.

Explainer: what is a neutron star?

by Duncan Galloway Neutron stars are arguably the most exotic objects in the universe. Like one of those annoying friends who seemingly must overachieve in every aspect of life, neutron...

Dr Duncan Galloway.

Explainer: what is a neutron star?

by Duncan Galloway Neutron stars are arguably the most exotic objects in the universe. Like one of those annoying friends who seemingly must overachieve in every aspect of life, neutron...

Dr Duncan Galloway.

Explainer: what is a neutron star?

by Duncan Galloway Neutron stars are arguably the most exotic objects in the universe. Like one of those annoying friends who seemingly must overachieve in every aspect of life, neutron...

The next transit of Venus is not due to occur for another 106 years

Rare astronomical treat for school students

School groups visiting Monash will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view the transit of Venus when the planet crosses the path of the Sun next week. Taking place on Wednesday...