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Cover Story: Rock around the Cosmic Clock
Astronomers examine pulsar emissions for signs of gravitational waves, but now they believe that an asteroid may have affected the accuracy of one of these “cosmic clocks”.
Comet McNaught
Feature: Collision Course
Rob McNaught discovered the brightest comet of recent years and alerted observers to a meteor storm, but is now struggling for funds to detect asteroids on a collision course with Earth.
Browse: Huge Asteroid Impact Identified
An asteroid impact structure found in the north-east of South Australia is the third largest known asteroid impact site, displacing the Chicxulub crater responsible for the extinction of dinosaurs.
Out of this World: Biggest Eye on the Sky
News from the space and astronomy communities around the world.