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Aussie Astronomer Thanks The Academy For Award Win loading...
Aussie Astronomer Thanks The Academy For Award Win
It’s one of the world’s most prestigious awards in science, it’s only handed out every two years and it’s been going for longer than the Nobel prize – and it’s just been won by an Australian woman astronomer.
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Young star is born of fire
In a galaxy far, far away (or somewhere a little closer) at around 22,000 light-years away, a young star is growing up and the way it has undergone its growth spurt has been observed for the very first time from earth.
The forgotten Aussie sci-fi classic rivalling Doctor Who loading...
The forgotten Aussie sci-fi classic rivalling Doctor Who
Australians have always led the world in many areas, but most importantly in TV – with the steamy avant-garde Number 96 beating its tawdry counterpart Sex and the City onto the small screen by a generation.
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Major Satellite Could Help With Ground Control
Australia could assist small Pacific island nations in their efforts to mitigate against climate change from space thanks to a partnership between the CSIRO and the UK Space Agency.
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Complicated Cosmic Dance
First described by Einstein over a century ago, frame dragging theory is a rather complicated concept which basically suggests space is elastic. What it loosely means is when space is effected, so is time.
Out-of-place star confirms Milky Way’s cannibal past loading...
Out-of-place star confirms Milky Way’s cannibal past
Astronomers have confirmed the nefarious and bloodthirsty past of our Milky Way galaxy as a serial cannibal, consuming smaller stellar islands that cross its path.
Jobs Of The Future Will STEM From Tech loading...
Jobs Of The Future Will STEM From Tech
Australia’s first Ambassador for Women in STEM – and one of the nation’s most distinguished scientists – Professor Lisa Harvey Smith has spent the past year touring the nation’s schools to get the message out to thousands of schoolchildren that STEM is for everyone.
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A new super-Earth may orbit the star next door
Subtle shifts in the motion of the nearby star Proxima Centauri suggest that it may host not one but two alien worlds
First Active Fault Zone Found On Mars loading...
First Active Fault Zone Found On Mars
Rumbling quakes on the red planet have been traced back to Cerberus Fossae, suggesting this geologically young region is still alive and cracking.
New Kind Of Alien Mineral Created On Earth loading...
New Kind Of Alien Mineral Created On Earth
The discovery is helping researchers understand what might linger on the bizarre surface of Saturn's moon Titan.
The Sun Keeps Getting Stranger, Dive-Bombing Solar Probe Shows loading...
The Sun Keeps Getting Stranger, Dive-Bombing Solar Probe Shows
Initial results from the Parker Solar Probe deliver new clues to our star's big mysteries—along with some unanticipated observations.
See Our Favourite Space Pictures From 2019 loading...
See Our Favourite Space Pictures From 2019
Exploding stars, a gargantuan black hole, and a plethora of planets feature among our picks for the most amazing cosmic images of the year.

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