What is our universe? Where did it come from? Associate Professor Sarah Brough studies rare mega-galaxies - thousands of times the size of the Milky Way - which she likens to interviewing elders about our past community.


Juno is the first spacecraft to orbit Jupiter by passing above both poles of the planet on each revolution, and is our best chance to shed light on many of the planet's unsolved mysteries, writes Lucyna Kedziora-Chudczer.

Brian Boyle

He shared in a Nobel prize for physics and pioneered construction of the world’s largest radio telescope. Now Brian Boyle is blazing a trail for UNSW research. 


Good science is unpredictable, says Scientia Professor Victor Flambaum, who has been honoured with a prestigious Humboldt Award for his lifetime achievements in research.

NASA water crop

Not only is water associated with the formation of life, but extraterrestrial water can help us better understand the origin of water on Earth and its distribution within our planetary system, writes Lucyna Kedziora-Chudczer.

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One of the closest stars to Earth, Tau Ceti, may host five planets, an international team of astronomers has discovered.

Space web

UNSW space scientists have outshone NASA by scoring a higher academic paper citation rate, according to the latest international ranking of universities and space science institutions.