Chris Tinney

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UNSW scientists will co-lead the fastest ever survey of stars in our galaxy, following the launch of a revolutionary Australian instrument that can observe more than a million stars a year.

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UNSW astronomers have discovered the closest potentially habitable planet found outside our solar system, orbiting a star just 14 light years away.

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UNSW astrophysicists will search for habitable planets outside our solar system using the world’s most powerful optical telescope, which is to be constructed in Chile.

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On the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers from around the globe, including UNSW's Chris Tinney, describe the Hubble image with the most scientific relevance for them.

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The first evidence of water ice clouds on an object outside of our own Solar System has been discovered by an international team including UNSW’s Professor Chris Tinney.

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A UNSW-led team of researchers has discovered a potentially habitable Earth-like planet that is only 16 light years away.

Kepler

The stricken Kepler space observatory has been the most revolutionary facility astronomy has seen in more than two decades and it is vital it be restarted, writes Professor Chris Tinney.

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

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Five distinguished UNSW researchers have been recognised for excellence across three very different categories in this year's New South Wales Scientist of the Year awards.