Mt. Stromlo Observatory Public Astronomy Night

Mt. Stromlo Observatory Public Astronomy Night

Mount Stromlo Observatory in conjunction with the Canberra Astronomical Society invite the Canberra community to attend our public observing nights of 2016.

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Mt Stromlo Observatory Site Tour

Mt Stromlo Observatory Site Tour

Take a walking tour of the Mount Stromlo Observatory and learn about one of Canberra’s oldest sites.

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Living, working and playing on Mt Stromlo

Living, working and playing on Mt Stromlo

As The Australian National University celebrates its 70th anniversary this year our exhibitions will focus on lesser known aspects of University life.

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Panel: The future of physical science

Panel: The future of physical science

Physical science has produced some amazing discoveries over the last hundred years. Yet today, physics faces perhaps the greatest challenges in its history.

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The aliens are silent because they are all extinct

The aliens are silent because they are all extinct

Life on other planets would likely be brief and become extinct very quickly, say astrobiologists from ANU Research School of Earth Sciences.

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Mt Stromlo Summer Student Presentations 2016

Mt Stromlo Summer Student Presentations 2016

This summer the Mount Stromlo Observatory hosted two undergraduate student programs that develop skills in astronomy, astrophysics and space engineering, and

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ANU Celebration of Giving Features Bequest from Joan Duffield

ANU Celebration of Giving Features Bequest from Joan Duffield

The Joan Duffield Bequest has ensured her legacy and the connection of the Duffield family and Mt Stromlo Observatory continues long into the future.

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Stellar student graduates an expert in her field

Stellar student graduates an expert in her field

Like many undergraduate students at this time of year, Rebecca Davies is celebrating graduation.

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Welcome to the website of the ANU Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics.  The school operates a world-class observatory and has a long history of research and technical activity at the forefront of astronomy and astrophysics. The research interests of our astronomers cover the length and breadth of the field, from planetary science to cosmology, instrumentation to theory. 

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