Pioneering a new technique, researchers have peered into the extremely faint light that exists between galaxies to describe the history and state of orphan stars.
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A faraway galaxy with almost no dark matter has threatened to break our theory of galaxy formation. New evidence suggests the galaxy isn’t an anomaly – but a victim of theft.
Associate Professor Sarah Brough wants to know how time has shaped our galaxies – and she is a gender equity champion for the next generation of astronomers.
Scientists have discovered why heavyweight galaxies living in a dense crowd of galaxies tend to spin more slowly than their lighter neighbours.
Efforts to reduce the gender gap and encourage more women in Australian astronomy are being rewarded, write Virginia Kilborn and Sarah Brough.
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.