Invisible structures shaped like noodles, lasagne sheets or hazelnuts could be floating around in our Galaxy radically challenging our understanding of gas conditions in the Milky Way.
Gravitational waves have seduced scientists for the past 100 years. But why the big fuss? In the wake of latest rumours that these waves may have been detected, we take a look at five things you need to know about gravitational waves.
When looking for evidence of some of the universe’s mysterious high energy particles, why not enlist the help of our nearest neighbour: the moon?
The 2016 Parkes Elvis Festival kicks off on Wednesday the 6th at our Parkes Radio Telescope with performances from Elvis impersonators and more.
Spacecraft never sleep, they don’t take public holidays or celebrate the festive season – so neither do our team at the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex (CDSCC)
An engaging PULSE@Parkes tour to Guangzhou, China for pulsar observing with high school students.
Here’s a challenge: how would you go about finding something if you didn’t know what it was you were looking for? No, this isn’t an ancient riddle or one of those horrible corporate team building exercises. It’s actually a very real problem being being faced by astronomers using our newest telescope, the Australian SKA Pathfinder (ASKAP).
As we celebrate World Space Week, it seems quite fitting that our minds cast back to another big year for space. But before you settle into your lounge, office chair or ergonomic workspace for our tale of space history, we have got some big news.
NASA have just announced that there is flowing, potentially life-giving water on Mars. Here are five things you need to know about this discovery.