Dr Brad Tucker

Mount Stromlo Observatory
Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics
ANU College of Science

Cosmology, Dark Energy, Dark Matter, Supernova, Comets, Meteors, Eclipses, Distance Measurements, General Astronomy, Astronomy Education and Public Outreach


Science - Astronomy

My news stories

Super red blue Moon once in a 150-year event
30 January 2018
Stargazers are in for a once in a 150-year treat this week, with a super red blue Moon illuminating the night sky on January 31...
The data used Hubble Space Telescope data. Image NASA
3 June 2016
The Universe is expanding faster than expected, a study involving ANU has found. Lead Australian researcher and ANU...
Supernova with shockwave
22 March 2016
Astronomers have captured the earliest minutes of two exploding stars and for the first time seen a shockwave generated by a star...
The site of the new observatory. Image Geoff McNamara
4 November 2015
Mt Stromlo will be the site of a new astronomical teaching observatory for high school students following two donations to the...
The site of the new observatory. Image Geoff McNamara
4 November 2015
Mt Stromlo will be the site of a new astronomical teaching observatory for high school students following two donations to the...
Supernova ignition surprises scientists
21 May 2015
Scientists have captured the early death throes of supernovae for the first time and found that the universe's benchmark...
'Cosmic magnifying glass' used to find ancient supernova
6 March 2015
Astronomers have glimpsed a far off and ancient star exploding, not once, but four times. The exploding star, or supernova, was...