02 December 2019

A runaway star, ejected from the galactic heart of darkness

Astronomers – including scientists from UNSW Sydney – have spotted an ultrafast star, travelling at a blistering 6 million km/h, after being ejected by the supermassive black hole at the heart at the Milky Way five million years ago.
02 December 2019

Australian Institute of Physics Postgraduate Presentation Winner

The 2019 NSW Branch Postgraduate Awards Day was held on Tuesday 12 November 2019 at the University of Technology Sydney.

02 December 2019

2020 Casual Teaching Positions

Applications now open

09 July 2019

First observation of native ferroelectric metal

A UNSW study published over the weekend in Science Advances, is the first observation of a native ferroelectric metal, with potential for new nano-

25 June 2019

2019 Gordon Godfrey Workshop

10 May 2019

65,000 yrs - the great history of Australian Aboriginal Astronomy

Emus can’t fly, but there’s an Emu in the sky. People have been looking up to the stars for a long time, but for how long?

01 May 2019

School of Physics Student Prize Ceremony

The School of Physics held its annual award night on Wednesday 1 May, to recognise the top performing students of 2018.  The ceremony is an opportu

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