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.
22 March 2019

The sky should be the limit: meet the researcher working towards new horizons for women in astronomy

Observational Astronomer Associate Professor Sarah Brough is taking Australian astronomy to greater heights.

06 December 2018

2019 Casual Teaching Positions

We are accepting applications for 2019 casual laboratory demonstrators in the first year and higher year teaching laboratories, teaching assistants for online courses, problem solving workshops and the first year study area.
12 September 2018

Dirac Medal and Lecture Nominations

Nominations for the Dirac medal and lecture are open and will close on 8th October 2018.
21 August 2018

In search of the best telescope location, UNSW astronomer and alumnus head to high places

The School of Physics's Prof Michael Ashley and UNSW alumnus Dr Colin Bonner have travelled to Tibet to search for a suitable location for a new te

16 August 2018

Building artificial atoms using holes

Hole-based artificial atoms could be key to spin-based qubit

16 August 2018

Putting a New Spin to the Hole Story

Controlling hole spin for future quantum spin-based devices, topological materials