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Credit: NASA/JPL
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”.
Browse: Black Holes Behave
Browse: Parkes Telescope Detects Key Feature of Life Outside Solar System Browse: Star Formation Reduced in Galactic Groups
Galaxies in groups lose hydrogen gas as they move through the intergalactic medium, making it harder for them to form stars.
Browse: Supernovae Dust on Ocean Floor Browse: Nearby Star Offers New Insight into Earth’s Sun
Browse: When the Universe Cooled Browse: Dark Matter Estimates for the Milky Way Halved
Browse: A Universe Less Dusty
An exceptional galaxy has cast doubt on our conception of the early universe and the way in which galaxies form.
Browse: Violent Solar System History Uncovered by WA Meteorite
Browse: Faint Strings of Galaxies in Empty Space
A team of astronomers based at The University of Western Australia’s node of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research has found short strings of faint galaxies in what were previously thought to be empty parts of space.
Browse: Oldest Stars Found Near Milky Way’s Centre
Browse: More Gravitational Waves Detected Browse: A Hungry Black Hole
Browse: Astronomers Find Evidence of “Missing Link” Black Hole Browse: Black Hole Reveals the Corkscrew Nature of Light
Browse: Galaxy Caught Feeding
New insight into galactic formation in the early universe has been gained from the discovery of a galaxy whose fortunate positioning allows the observation of infalling gas.
Browse: The Biggest Bang
An extraordinarily long explosion has caused a rethink of the nature of gamma ray bursts.
Browse: Densest Galaxy Observed
An ultra-compact dwarf galaxy 54 million light years from Earth is the densest yet seen – and by quite a margin.
Browse: Black Hole Makes “String of Pearls” Clusters
Huge young star clusters resembling a string of pearls around a black hole in the centre of a galaxy 120 million light-years away have been discovered in the constellation of Orion.
Browse: Astronomers Probe Halo of Starburst Galaxy Browse: Radio Stations Track Space Junk
Signals from radio stations are being used to locate space debris that threatens satellites.
Browse: Unusual Star Clusters Fill the Gap
A new type of star cluster has filled a gap in charts of cluster mass and size.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/GSFC/SDSS
Feature: Dark Matter in the Life of Dead Galaxies
A recent discovery in the Coma Cluster highlights the important role of dark matter in transforming galaxies.
Browse: Cosmic GPS
Pulsars can be used to accurately establish one’s place in the universe, or at least the galaxy, according to research published in Advances in Space Research.
Browse: Signs of Water Ice Clouds on a Brown Dwarf
An artist’s impression of the Giant Magellan Telescope. Image: GMTO
Feature: Giants of Astronomy
“The Hubble” is winding down, but several large land-based and one space-based telescope are poised to be its successors.
Browse: Early Galaxies Reveal Few Seeds for New Stars
Browse: The Monster Galaxy that Grew Up Too Fast
The first phase of the Square Kilometre Array at night.
Cover Story: What Is the SKA?
The Square Kilometre Array is an unprecedented international collaboration to build the world's largest radio telescope and address some of the most fundamental questions of modern science.
Credit: Barnaby Norris
Cover Story: Aboriginal Astronomy & the Natural World
Australia’s magnificent night sky is a fresco of narratives that has inspired and informed Aboriginal peoples’ exploration and understanding of the natural world.
Credit: Geoffrey Wyatt, Sydney Observatory/Powerhouse Museum
Feature: The Transit of Venus, 2012
Transits of Venus allowed astronomers to calculate the scale of the solar system, and led to the discovery of Australia. On 6 June this year Australians and New Zealanders will have a ring-side view of one of the most famous events in astronomy – and the last one for another 105 years.
The results of a computer simulation of a cold dark matter universe.
Feature: The Cosmic Ties that Bind Us
Astronomers have found a filament of ancient stars and galaxies that joins us to neighbouring clusters of galaxies and beyond to the vast interconnected universe.
Brian Schmidt
Feature: What Illuminated Dark Energy?
Science rarely overturns existing paradigms, so why was the astonishing announcement that a mysterious “dark energy” was accelerating the expansion of the universe so quickly accepted by cosmologists?
Mars
Feature: Where to look for life on the red planet
By determining the minimum criteria for life, researchers have narrowed down the locations where life may lurk on Mars.
Artist's impression of SKA static, low frequency aperture arrays
Feature: Our Last-Gasp Share of Giant Telescope
What was the back story behind the decision to split the Square Kilometre Array between southern Africa and Australia?
The data volume flowing from the SKA can’t possibly be stored and kept long-term
Feature: NBN to Crunch SKA
The National Broadband Network will help scientists access the huge amounts of data generated by the Square Kilometre Array.
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.
Andromeda Galaxy
Feature: Cosmic Choreography
A newly discovered form of circle dancing is perplexing astronomers, not due to its complex choreography but because it's unclear why the dwarf galaxies are dancing in a ring around the much larger Andromeda Galaxy.
Omega Centauri
Feature: Clusters of Colour
Determining why some globular clusters are blue while others are red is at the heart of understanding how galaxies assembled.
CSIRO's ASKAP antennas at the Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory
Feature: A Universe of Benefits
The Square Kilometre Array will not only bring new insights about the universe but also provide technological advancements and opportunities for industry and the wider public.
Credit: ESO/J. Emerson/VISTA. Acknowledgment: Cambridge Astronomical Survey Unit
Feature: The First Galaxies in the Universe
By measuring the spatial distribution of cosmic hydrogen, the SKA will help to answer some of the biggest missing pieces in our knowledge of the universe’s history, including when the first galaxies formed and how they influenced the universe around them.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/VLA/MPIA
Feature: Cosmology and Galaxy Evolution with the SKA
The SKA will provide new insights into how galaxies are assembled over time, from the hydrogen gas that fills the universe to the properties of dark matter and dark energy that dominate the large-scale structure of the cosmos.
The giant radio galaxy Hercules A.
Feature: The Origin and Evolution of Cosmic Magnetism
Understanding the origin and evolution of magnetic fields in the universe is one of the great challenges of modern astrophysics. The unique capabilities of the SKA will provide astronomers with the best tools to explore how, when and where magnetic fields in the cosmos formed.
 CSIRO’s 64-metre Parkes radio telescope showing an extragalactic radio burst
Feature: The Transient Radio Sky
With the ability to scan the entire sky each night, the Square Kilometre Array will enable astronomers to catch transient events like gamma-ray bursts and fast radio bursts, as well as phenomena that are so short-lived they have never been detected.
A pulsar is the remnant core of a star that has undergone a supernova explosion.
Feature: Pulsars, Black Holes and Gravitational Waves
The SKA will be able to study thousands of pulsars in sufficient detail to detect gravity waves.
proto-planetary disk of dust and gas swirling around a newly formed star
Feature: The Cradle of Life: A Cosmic Search for Ourselves
The SKA will have an unprecedented capability to listen for traces of any advanced civilisations within 1000 light years of Earth, which encompasses hundreds of thousands of solar systems.
Credit: vchalup/adobe
Feature: Black Death
A new study suggests that some galaxies suddenly stop forming stars because the gas they use for star formation is blown away by the activity of their central supermassive black holes.
Feature: The Mars Challenge
Mars is the only other planet in the solar system where humans could possibly live, but the first colonists there will need some amazing science and meticulous planning to cope with cosmic radiation and find ways to generate air, water, food and energy.
Browse: Planets Are the Norm, Not the Exception
There are probably many more planets in our galaxy than stars.
Browse: New Theory Explains Meteorite Mystery
Tiny components of meteorites have long posed a puzzle for astronomers, but researchers at the Australian National University believe they have an explanation that sheds light on our solar system’s birth.
Browse: Mid-sized Black Hole Found
The first intermediate-sized black hole has had its status confirmed in Science.
Browse: Dark Matter Illuminated by Prime Minister’s Prize
The 2012 Prime Minister's Prizes were awarded on 31 October.
Browse: Twin Black Holes
Theories about the evolution of globular clusters are being revised with the unexpected discovery of two black holes close to the centre of M22, a bright cluster located near the galactic bulge in Sagittarius.
Browse: A Black Hole’s Afterburn
A Black Hole’s Afterburn
Browse: Black Holes’ Unexpected Ratio
The relationship between the size of a black hole and the size of the galaxy in which it is located has been recast by research published in The Astrophysical Journal.
Browse: Out of the Galactic Plain
Vast jets of charged particles have been mapped escaping the galactic plane, confirming observations from space telescopes.
Browse: Universe Is Cooling as Expected
The universe is cooling down, and the most precise measurement confirms that it is happening at the rate expected by our models of the universe’s expansion.
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.
Browse: Lunar Craters Revealed
It might be thought that 400 years of telescope observations, not to mention numerous manned and robotic missions, would have revealed every decent-sized crater on the near side of the Moon. However, Curtin University has turned up evidence for 280 previously unidentified lunar craters, many on the near side.
Browse: Law Bodes Well for Planetary Discovery
A famous but generally discredited law is making a comeback and could help the search for Earth-like planets in the habitable zone around other stars.
Browse: On the Way to the SKA
Browse: “Red and Dead” Future for Gas-Guzzling Galaxy Browse: Pubic Microbes Finger Sex Offenders
Browse: Galaxy Trailed by Stunning Plume of Gas Browse: Supernovae Showered Earth with Radioactive Debris
Browse: Astronomers Glimpse Supernova Shockwave Browse: Girl Shortage in IT Jobs
Browse: Telescope Reveals the Sky in Radio Technicolour Australasian Sky: Stargazing, January/February 2012
Your guide and star chart for the night skies this month.
Australasian Sky: Advice for First Time Telescope Buyers
There are many junk telescopes out there, but decent starter scopes are not too expensive.
Australasian Sky: Star Chart for March 2012
Read about some special features in the night sky from February 23, and download the Sydney Observatory's star chart for March 2012.
Australasian Sky: Dazzling Local Autumn Sky Show
A spectacular alignment will occur on 26-27 March.
Australasian Sky: Star Chart for June
Find out about the transit of Venus and download the Sydney Observatory's star chart for June.
Australasian Sky: October 2012 Star Chart
Your guide to the night sky this month.
Australasian Sky: September 2012 guide and star chart
Your guide to the night skies this month.
Australasian Sky: Total Solar Eclipse and November star chart
Your guide to the solar eclipse on 14 November, and your map of the night sky this month
Australasian Sky: Advice for First Time Telescope Buyers, and December Star Chart
Get it right when you put a telescope under the Christmas tree.
Australasian Sky: January Star Chart
Your guide to the night skies this month.
Australasian Sky: April Star Chart
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Australasian Sky: Star chart and guide for March 2013
Your guide to the night skies this month.
Australasian Sky: Solar eclipse guide and May 2013 star chart
Your guide to the night sky this month, and details of this month's solar eclipse.
Australasian Sky: June 2013 star chart
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Australasian Sky: July 2013 star chart
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Australasian Sky: September 2013 star chart
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Australasian Sky: October 2013 star chart
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Australasian Sky: November 2013 Star Chart
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Australasian Sky: December 2013 Star Chart
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Australasian Sky: Summer 2014 star chart
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Australasian Sky: March 2014 star chart
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Australasian Sky: Star Chart, April 2014
Your map of the night sky for April 2014.
Australasian Sky: Star Chart, May 2014
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Australasian Sky: Star Chart, June 2014
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Australasian Sky: This Month's Star Chart
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Your map of the night sky for September 2014.
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Your map of the night sky for December 2014.
Australasian Sky: This Month's Star Chart
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Australasian Sky: This Month's Star Chart
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Australasian Sky: This Month's Star Chart
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Australasian Sky: This Month's Star Chart
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Australasian Sky: This Month's Star Chart
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Australasian Sky: This Month's Star Chart
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Australasian Sky: This Month's Star Chart
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Australasian Sky: This Month's Star Chart
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Australasian Sky: This Month's Star Chart
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Australasian Sky: This Month's Star Chart
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Australasian Sky: This Month's Star Chart
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Australasian Sky: This Month's Star Chart
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Australasian Sky: This Month's Star Chart
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Australasian Sky: This Month's Star Chart
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Australasian Sky: This Month's Star Chart
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Australasian Sky: This Month's Star Chart
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Australasian Sky: This Month's Star Chart
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Australasian Sky: This Month's Star Chart
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Australasian Sky: This Month's Star Chart
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Australasian Sky: This Month's Star Chart
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Australasian Sky: This Month's Star Chart
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Australasian Sky: This Month's Star Chart
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Australasian Sky: This Month's Star Chart
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Australasian Sky: This Month's Star Chart
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Expert Opinion: SKA Site Shared
After many months of deliberations, the Square Kilometre Array Organisation has announced that the massive telescope will be shared between Australia/NZ and South Africa.
Expert Opinion: Scientists Detect Echoes of the Big Bang
Astronomers have found evidence that the Universe underwent a period of rapid inflation in the very first moments of its existence. If confirmed, the tell-tale signature of gravitational waves in the afterglow of the Big Bang will open a new chapter in astronomy, cosmology and physics.
Expert Opinion: Liquid water on Mars
Salty streaks identified by an orbiting spacecraft could be the first solid evidence of liquid water - a key ingredient for life as we know it - on Mars.
Expert Opinion: Gravitational Waves Detected
Australian astronomers involved in the detection of gravitational waves discuss the significance of the discovery 100 years after Einstein predicted them.
Out of this World: Lightning Sprites Are Out Of This World
David Reneke brings news from the space and astronomy communities around the world.
Out of this World: A Telescope as Big as the Earth
News from the space and astronomy communities around the world.
Out of this World: “Ping Pong” Planets
News from the space and astronomy communities around the world.
Out of this World: Rare Rectangular Galaxy Found
News from the space and astronomy communities around the world.
Out of this World: Dying Stars Leave Dusty Trails
News from the space and astronomy communities around the world.
Out of this World: New Super-Earth May Be a Waterworld
News from the space and astronomy communities around the world.
Out of this World: Biggest Eye on the Sky
News from the space and astronomy communities around the world.
Out of this World: Black Holes Grow Fat by Eating Stars
News from the space and astronomy communities around the world.
Out of this World: Magnetars and Exoplanets
News from the space and astronomy communities around the world.
Out of this World: Citizen Scientists Find Exoplanet
News from the space and astronomy communities around the world.
Out of this World: The Most Distant Object in the Universe
News from the space and astronomy communities around the world.
Out of this World: Siding Spring Observatory Survives Fire Threat
Most of Australia stood mesmerised in January as a fire raged across the Warrumbungle National Park in NSW, which is home to Australia’s world-class optical and infrared telescopes at Siding Spring Observatory.
Out of this World: Stars Can Be Late Parents
Astronomers weigh a proto-planetary disk while miners set their sights on passing asteroids for gold and other valuable minerals.
Out of this World: The Universe’s Stellar Baby Boom
Dave Reneke’s wrap-up of space and astronomy news.
Out of this World: It’s Raining on Saturn
David Reneke’s wrap-up of space and astronomy news.
Out of this World: Seeing the Unseeable
David Reneke’s wrap-up of space and astronomy news.
Out of this World: New Horizons Spots Pluto’s Largest Moon
David Reneke’s wrap-up of space and astronomy news.
Out of this World: The First 100,000 Years of the Universe
Astronomers view the first 100,000 years of the universe, and NASA outlines the scientific goals for a future landed spacecraft mission to Europa.
Out of this World: Probing Stellar Nurseries
David Reneke’s wrap-up of space and astronomy news.
Out of this World: The Weather on Kepler-7b
Dave Reneke’s wrap-up of space and astronomy news.
Out of this World: Galactic Cloud Map Takes Shape
Dave Reneke’s wrap-up of space and astronomy news.
Out of this World: Dusty Surprise around Giant Black Hole
The European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope Interferometer has gathered the most detailed observations ever of the dust around the huge black hole at the centre of an active galaxy.
Out of this World: Australians Discover the Oldest Star
Astronomers have discovered the oldest known star in the universe, and ice and water vapour have been detected on Ceres.
Out of this World: Scientists Detect the Cause of the Sun’s “Perfect Storm”
Astronomers have deduced the cause of a massive solar storm, and set standards to prevent profiteering from the naming of space objects.
Out of this World: Possible “Exomoon” Found
Astronomers find a possible “exomoon” and a dead galaxy orbiting the Milky Way.
Out of this World: Close, Cold Neighbour of Sun
The coldest brown dwarf ever known has been discovered only 7.2 light-years away.
Out of this World: It’s Raining on the Sun
It’s raining on the Sun, and the asteroid Vesta may reshape our knowledge of planet formation.
Out of this World: The Search for Alien Polluters
Astronomers search for alien air pollution, and Earth-based lasers could zap space junk.
Out of this World: Mysterious Signals from Beyond Our Galaxy
Mysterious signals have been detected from beyond our galaxy, and an exoplanet’s size has been measured to an accuracy of 1%.
Out of this World: Hubble Finds Kuiper Belt Targets for New Horizons
The Hubble has found Kuiper Belt targets for the New Horizons program, and monster galaxies are gaining weight by cannibalising neighbours.
Out of this World: Dwarf Galaxy Could Be an Ejected Black Hole
Astronomers have observed what could be a massive black hole that has been ejected into space after two galaxies collided.
Out of this World: Dawn Closes in on Ceres
A spacecraft is about to enter the orbit of Ceres, and construction of the world’s biggest optical and infrared telescope has been approved.
Out of this World: Astronomers Locate Oldest Known Solar System
At 11.2 billion years of age, Kepler-444 is the oldest star with Earth-like planets ever found.
Out of this World: Galactic Dinosaurs Aren’t Extinct
Astronomers have found that compact massive galaxies that roamed the early universe have been hiding in plain sight.
Out of this World: An Underground Ocean on Jupiter’s Largest Moon
An underground ocean has been discovered on Jupiter’s largest moon.
Out of this World: New “Puffy Planet” Found
A “puffy planet” has been discovered, as well as fresh evidence that asteroids have delivered water to exoplanets.
Out of this World: When Cosmic Giants Meet Galactic Dwarfs
What happens when two different-sized galaxies collide?
Out of this World: Regional Processes Led to Huge Martian Floods
Regional processes led to huge Martian floods, and interstellar seeds could have created oases of life throughout the universe.
Out of this World: Pulsar Glitches Help to Weigh a Star
Pulsar glitches help to weigh a star, and Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is shrinking.
Out of this World: A Milestone in Predicting Solar Flares
A milestone in predicting solar flares, and the discovery of a global ocean on Saturn’s moon Enceladus.
Out of this World: Most Earth-Like Worlds Are Unborn
Astronomers have peered behind the Milky Way and determined that 92% of habitable planets have not yet been born.
Out of this World: A New Spin on Star-Forming Galaxies
Astronomers calculate that black holes at the heart of galaxies could swell to 50 billion times the mass of the Sun, and determine why some galaxies are “clumpy” rather than spiral in shape.
Out of this World: A “Baby Earth” in the Making
Astronomers may have seen a “baby Earth” forming, and have found that Saturn’s moons may be younger than the dinosaurs.
Out of this World: CSIRO Technology behind World’s Largest Telescope
CSIRO technology is behind the world’s largest single dish radio telescope, and astronomers have found a peanut-shaped galaxy.
Out of this World: A Habitable Planet May Be Just Around The Corner
Astronomers have discovered the closest habitable planet outside our solar system, and discovered one of the biggest black holes ever.
Out of this World: How Much Does the Milky Way Weigh?
How much does the Milky Way weigh?
Out of this World: The Earth Had Two Moons
There’s evidence that the Earth once had two moons, while light pollution obscures the Milky Way from one-third of the population.
Out of this World: Astronomers Pinpoint How Milky Way Was Formed
Astronomers have produced the clearest picture yet of how our galaxy formed more than 13.5 billion years ago.
Out of this World: Our Solar System Expands
A new dwarf planet has been identified in our solar system, and a new theory suggests that life on Earth may have developed prematurely from a cosmic perspective.
Out of this World: A Cool Theory about Galaxy Formation
A surprising finding about galaxy formation, and the discovery of starspots on Proxima Centauri.
Out of this World: Census Finds Universe Has Ten Times More Galaxies
The universe has ten times more galaxies than previously thought, and the Earth may have had more than one moon.
Out of this World: Mysterious Radio Bursts from Outer Space
Fast radio bursts have been detected near Canberra, and now you can join the hunt for a ninth planet in our solar system.
Quandary: Mars Mission Bioethics 101
A one-way trip to Mars, funded from the rights to a reality TV show, raises many bioethical issues.
Up Close: Mass nebulous: Our evolving understanding of dark matter
Cosmologist Dr Katherine Mack delves into the mysteries of dark matter, examining the evidence and scrutinizing current explanations of the phenomenon.
Up Close: Curve your expectations: Observing planets and galaxies with the help of gravity
Cosmologist Dr Bart Pindor explains gravitational lensing, in which the curvature of space by gravity allows us to investigate galaxies and other astral bodies.
Notice Board: New program invites citizen science on the cosmos
Public can take part in meteorite research.
Odd Spot: Waste in space: how do astronauts go to the toilet?
You're in space, you've had your space coffee and space breakfast, and now you need the toilet. How does that work?
Odd Spot: Food in Space
This infographic will take you on a journey through the evolution of food in space, show you the challenges of eating in zero gravity, educate you on space food preparation processes, and explain why food is such an important factor in keeping the astronauts sane.
Odd Spot: Discovering the unknown: the world's largest radio telescope
What did the Universe look like when the first galaxies formed? What is dark matter? And is there life out there? These are some of the big questions the Square Kilometre Array will be trying to answer.
Online Feature: Astronomer Wins PM's Prize
Ken Freeman's research has made a galactic impact.
Online Feature: Alert: you may be living in a simulated universe
Are our lives real or is the universe just an enormous computer simulation?
Online Feature: Just out of Curiosity, did life on Earth come from Mars?
In an announcement on 3 December 2012, NASA poured cold water on rumours that its Curiosity rover had found life on Mars.
Online Feature: NASA's Curiosity shows there's more to life than life
The Curiosity rover has landed on Mars, driven around, and started reporting integrated science results.
Online Feature: Comet Factory Discovered
New observations of a “dust trap” around a young star solve long-standing planet formation mystery
Online Feature: Starburst wind keeps galaxies 'thin'
A feast and fast sequence explains how large galaxies can keep their mass down.
Online Feature: Making Martian clouds on Earth
Cloud-chamber experiments show that clouds on Mars form in much more humid conditions than clouds on Earth
Online Feature: Diamond 'super-Earth' may not be quite as precious
An alien world thought to be the first known planet to consist largely of diamond appears less likely to be of such precious nature.
Online Feature: First hints of gravitational waves in the Big Bang's afterglow
Scientists in the US have announced what they believe is the indirect detection of gravitational waves in the afterglow of the Big Bang.
Online Feature: Australia's astronomy future in a climate of cutbacks
The future looks very bright for Australian radio astronomy but it was somewhat clouded earlier this year when CSIRO’s radio astronomy program took a dramatic hit in the Australian federal budget.
Online Feature: The other Eurovision star hunt: Australia joins with Europe to explore the universe
Feature: Melbourne Observatory Celebrates 150th Anniversary
The Melbourne Observatory celebrates its 150th anniversary this month with a weekend of activities on 23 and 24 November.