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Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing

The Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing is part of the Faculty of Science, Technology and Engineering at Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia.

The Centre's vision is to inspire a fascination in the universe through research and education. The specific purpose and goals of the Centre are defined as follows in its mission statement: To undertake world-leading and internationally-recognized research in astronomy and astrophysics in both the observational and theoretical domains. To build its research excellence upon access to the very best telescope and supercomputer facilities. To make the expertise, knowledge and discoveries within the Centre available world-wide through innovative on-line teaching. To excite and inform the public about the wonders of the universe through the production and global distribution of 3D astronomy movies.