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Feature: Top 10 Science Stories of 2014
A recap of the top science stories in 2014, from Ebola's spread and a Facebook experiment that wasn't "liked" to the discovery of Richard III's remains and the world's largest dinosaur.
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Feature: Big Data for Big Astronomy
The Square Kilometre Array will generate huge amounts of data. Can computing capacity keep up?
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Browse: Slow Death of the Universe
Australasian Sky: Stargazing in November
Your guide to the night skies
Australasian Sky: Stargazing, December 2011
Your guide and star chart for the night sky this month.
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.
Cool Careers: Stars Above, Energy Below
Outside her research on the birth of the first stars, Rachel Webster is working on the use of geothermal energy in Victoria’s coal fields and running programs to support women in science.
Eureka!: Dung Beetles Navigate Using the Milky Way
Dung deetles navigate using the Milky Way, and scientists analyse a dead whale’s ear wax to reveal its exposure to hazardous chemicals.
Lowe Tech: Lift-off for Space Agency
The re-establishment of an Australian space agency is expected to generate billions of dollars after decades of neglect of the sector.
Out of this World: Space and astronomy news from around the world
Welcome Back – From Mars
Up Front: Lost in Space
Australia’s space industry has been adrift in a vacuum of national neglect for more than 20 years, but that is about to change.
Browse: Stellar Triplet Weakens Rival Relativity Theories