The galaxy is rich in grease-like molecules, according to an Australian-Turkish team.
New jobs and investment for Australia's growing space industry are promised with the backing of the new space agency. It's hoped that all states and territories will benefit from a national approach.
Space and military law experts from around the world have joined forces to understand how our Earth-bound laws will be applied in times of armed conflict in outer space.
Australia’s first national space mission design facility was officially opened today at UNSW Canberra.
Two UNSW Canberra astrophysicists have played a role in helping scientists witness a cataclysmic event for the first time – the merging of two neutron stars, resulting in a kilonova explosion.
UNSW is ready to play a role in the exciting future of space research, following the Federal Government's commitment at this week's International Astronautical Congress to create an Australian space agency.
UNSW Canberra and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) will develop three Cubesats to be used for maritime surveillance, with the first lifting off in early 2018.
Space terrorism and testing of space tourists might be theoretical problems today, but Nikki Coleman says having conversations now will help make sure they don't become real problems in the future.
UNSW Canberra will host a new facility in partnership with the French Space Agency CNES, bringing together the right people in the same place to design a space mission.
A UNSW Canberra agreement with the Australian National University means Australia now has the facilities to come up to speed with the international space sector.