Observations made by our Australia Telescope Compact Array have provided the ‘coup dé grace’ of evidence in the discovery of a unique pair of stars, proving for the first time that white dwarf stars do emit pulsating radiation.
A team of astronomers led by the French space agency CNES are heading to Alice Springs next year to use a giant balloon 30 storeys high to lift a 1-tonne telescope 40kms above the Earth
Find out how our Australian researchers are developing a super-stable atomic clock to keep the Square Kilometre Array in sync.
After an extremely long journey NASA’s Juno spacecraft will soon enter orbit around the planet Jupiter. We’ll be on hand to help out NASA with the super-sensitive antenna dishes at the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex.
We’re turbocharging the world’s largest telescope with a 19-beam receiver, made and built by our engineers.
Using sensitive radio telescopes, including our very own ‘Dish’ at Parkes, a team of international scientists have for the first time discovered a chiral molecule outside of our solar system.
Think you know all there is to know about our newest radio telescope, ASKAP? Think again.
Gene Cernan was the last man to set foot on the moon, and has travelled nearly everywhere else on Earth – so what made Canberra his next destination?
Astronomer Shari Breen returns to her high school via the PULSE@Parkes program to look out for pulsars.