Patrick Armstrong is a Graduate Student at the ANU Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics.

He is currently studying supernova cosmology and uses the explosive death of stars to better understand our Universe.

Patrick is specifically focused on finding better methods for using these exploding stars, that will allow our understanding of the Universe to be more accurate than ever.

He has participated in a number of outreach programs including being an astronomical consultant for the Penguin Random House publication “Stargazer”, as well as assisting with 2018’s ABC Stargazing Live, and the citizen science project “Supernova Sightings”.

Fields of expertise



Detailed look at earliest moments of supernova explosion

In a world-first, astronomers at The Australian National University (ANU), working with NASA and an international team of…

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