Birth of black hole kills the radio star

Astronomers led by a Curtin University researcher have discovered a new population of exploding stars that “switch off” their radio transmissions before collapsing into a Black Hole.

Black hole birth captured by cosmic voyeurs

Intelligent telescopes designed by Los Alamos National Laboratory got a front row seat recently for an unusual birth.

Astronomers witness birth of Milky Way’s most massive star

Astronomers used the new ALMA (Atacama Large Millimetre/submillimetre Array) telescope in Chile – the most powerful radio telescope in the world – to view the stellar womb which, at 500 times the mass of the Sun and many times more luminous, is the largest ever seen in our galaxy.

Babies' unfused skulls linked to bipedalism

A new analysis of a fossil discovered in 1924 indicates that human brain evolution may be connected to walking upright.

Astronomers catch moment of star's birth

What could be the youngest known star has been photographed in the earliest stages of being born.