Posts by Fiona McFarlane
Ship to shore: Our Tassie Business Woman of the Year
Our Director of National Collections and Marine Infrastructure (NCMI), Toni Moate, is the Telstra Tasmanian Business Woman of the Year.
Genetic discovery gives hope for swine vaccine
We're one step closer to developing a vaccine to protect our piggie pals from a nasty virus.
The super-cool Spiderweb forming 10 billion light years away
Astronomers thought giant galaxies were formed by lots of little galaxies coming together - like rugby players in a scrum. The galaxies would be getting hot and sweaty, grunting a bit, and there’d be general mayhem. We've found there’s a scrum going on, but it’s happening in a pool of stuff – like underwater rugby.
Galaxies sail on a tranquil sea, cosmic flash shows
A bright flash in the sky gives has given us some clues about what lies between galaxies.
Ex-eter marks the spot for Tassie pulsar hunters
Astronomer Shari Breen returns to her high school via the PULSE@Parkes program to look out for pulsars.
Watch This Space: Australian technology focal to the world’s largest telescope
Once completed the ‘Five hundred metre Aperture Spherical Telescope’ (FAST) will be the biggest telescope in the world, and the eye at its centre was made right here in Australia.