Doctor Luke Barnes

Doctor Luke Barnes

Postdoctoral Research Fellow,
Deans Unit School of Computing, Engineering & Math


Luke A. Barnes is a postdoctoral researcher in astronomy and cosmology. With PhD at the University of Cambridge, he has published papers in the field of galaxy formation and on the fine-tuning of the Universe for life. He is the author, with Geraint Lewis, of "A Fortunate Universe: Life in a Finely Tuned Cosmos", published by Cambridge University Press.

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  • Phd University of Cambridge (UK)


  • Astronomy
  • Cosmology
  • Physics

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Deans Unit School of Computing, Engineering & Math


Phone: (02) 47360 610
Location: Y2 13
Penrith (Kingswood)

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Current Projects

Title: A Fractured Universe - Fundamental Physics, Symmetry and Life
  • John Templeton Foundation
Western Researchers: Luke Barnes and Miroslav Filipovic
Years: 2018-03-05 - 2020-06-05
ID: P00024705

Western Sydney University

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