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.
Photo of Peter Reece, UNSW
08 August 2014

Eureka Prize Finalists

Two academics from the School of Physics at UNSW are finalists in this year's Australian Museum Eureka prizes.
Photo of Prof. Michelle Simmons, UNSW
24 April 2014

Physics professor elected to elite academy

Scientia Professor of Physics Michelle Simmons has been elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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