PhD Student Observation (IMAGE) University of Sydney Caption University of Sydney Associate Professor and Chief Investigator at the ARC Centre of Excellence for All-sky Astrophysics (CAASTRO) Tara Murphy standing with PhD student Dougal Dobie and astronomer Christene Lynch (R-L); Mr Dobie spent hours observing on the telescope and was amazed to be able to be the first in the world to observe the phenomenon. "I told him when he applied to do his PhD focused on gravitational waves that he might have nothing to report but it ended up being that he's helped make history," said A/Prof Murphy." Credit University of Sydney Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.