Curtin University planetary scientists have shed some light on the evolution of asteroids, which may help prevent future collisions of an incoming ‘rubble pile’ asteroid with Earth.
By Carole Kerr | Future students; Research; Physical sciences and mathematics; Science and Engineering
Researchers from Curtin University have joined forces with astronomers from around the world in a major project to capture radiation bursts, following the rare merger of two neutron stars.
By Carole Kerr | Campus and community; Future students; Research; Physical sciences and mathematics; Science and Engineering
Australia’s coastline is a great wave resource, but wave power technology has typically lagged behind other renewable developments. One company looking to challenge this is Bombora Wave Power.
By Zoe Taylor | Feature; Research; Agriculture, environment and sustainability; Science and Engineering | Leave a comment
Curtin University researchers have for the first time discovered the melting of mud in the Earth’s mantle, providing insights into the nature and history of the continental crust.
By Lauren Sydoruk | General; Research; Science and Engineering
How do you feel about driverless vehicles? Are you ready to let a machine make potentially life-or-death decisions for you?
By Daniel Jauk | Campus and community; Feature; Research; Science and Engineering | Leave a comment
Curtin University and Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company will work together to evaluate and potentially extend the Desert Fireball Network’s meteorite tracking capability.
By April Kleer | Research; Science and Engineering
Asteroids and comets formed as a result of cosmic dust and water combining … or did they?
By Nik Malane | Feature; Research; Science and Engineering | Leave a comment
Surveying graduate Dione Bilick has been named the new Surveyor General of WA – the first woman to hold the position since it was established in 1829.
By Daniel Jauk | Alumni news; Science and Engineering | Leave a comment
In just a few days, a NASA spacecraft is going to perform a gravitational slingshot around the Earth to rendezvous with the asteroid Bennu … and Australia is being awarded one of the closest views.
By Daniel Jauk | Feature; Research; Science and Engineering | Leave a comment
The Curtinnovation Awards celebrate the University’s efforts to turn research outcomes into successful new products and services. Discover the fascinationg innovations of this year’s winners.
By Curtin University | Research; Science and Engineering | Leave a comment