News and events
Macquarie University’s Research Centre for Astronomy, Astrophysics, and Astrophotonics is actively engaged in raising public awareness through debate on issues such as the loss of darkness for planetary observations and interpreting the latest breakthroughs in our understanding of the galaxy.
15 Mar 2017Orsola De Marco...
Hundreds of images of thousands of galaxies have given astronomers one of the most detailed galaxy studies ever compiled.
15 Mar 2017Michael Cowley, PhD candidate in Physics and Astronomy, Macquarie University, September 30, 2016...
MEASURING the pulse of 70,000 galaxies has revealed many were alive and kicking — and even dancing — as little as three billion years after the Big Bang.
15 Mar 2017News.com.au, August 31, 2016...
If initial estimates prove correct, Australia may be home to the world's oldest astronomical observatory.
15 Mar 2017Michael D’Estries, October 14, 2016...
Astronomers have much to celebrate in the International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies (IYL).
15 Mar 2017Fred Watson, December 10, 2015...
We have an active seminar series for the benefit of MQAAAstro members. We welcome all astronomers visiting Sydney to give us a seminar, and are especially keen for any overseas visitors. Overnight accommodation can be provided if necessary.
Please contact Chengyuan Li our centre administrator for further information and assistance.
Seminars usually take place 3pm Fridays in room E6B 2.300, located on the second floor of the E6B building. It’s a short walk from the Macquarie University train station to building E6B, both of which are located on the eastern edge of campus.
Seminar schedule 2017
|20 January||Brent Miszalski||ICRAR||The role of binarity in Wolf-Rayet central stars of planetary nebulae|
If you would like a complete list and details of our previous seminars, please contact our centre administrator.