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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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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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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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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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Monash researchers involved in third detection of gravitational waves, opening new window into astronomy

Monash researchers are proud to be part of the recent third detection of gravitational waves by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO), which opens a new window in astronomy.

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Monash University researchers uncover new Gravitational Waves characteristics

Monash University researchers have identified a new concept – ‘orphan memory’ - which changes the current thinking around gravitational waves.

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Researchers solve a mystery with the discovery of the origin of stardust

International research involving Monash University has solved a long-standing puzzle on the origin of stardust recovered from meteorites.

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Step closer to birth of the sun

Researchers are a step closer to understanding the birth of the sun. Published in Science, the team led by Dr Maria Lugaro and Professor Alexander Heger, from Monash University, have...

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