Narrabri’s second-gen astronomy star shines bright on the world stage
Vikram Ravi has been awarded two prestigious international prizes for his ground-breaking doctoral research on supermassive black holes.
Five ways Indigenous science explains the world
To mark the opening of our ASSETS program for this year, we're sharing our five favourite projects that rely on Indigenous scientific knowledge.
The Last Man on the Moon… goes to Canberra
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?
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.
Don’t panic – we’ve found gravitational waves
One of the biggest discoveries in our lifetime has been made which could help scientists answer some of their biggest questions
Water on Mars: five things you need to know
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.
NASA serves up a new dish for our deep space complex
Fresh from showing the world the first close encounter images with Pluto last month, our Deep Space Communication Complex in Canberra welcomed the newest member of its dish family to the facility today.
How to send a photo from Pluto…
Get excited! The New Horizons spacecraft is ready to rendezvous with Pluto and send back the first ever images of the dwarf planet. Here's how it works.
Five tips for NASA from Aussie kids
Great minds from NASA, Johns Hopkins and the CSIRO are agonising over the New Horizons mission to find out more about Pluto. Seems like they should have spoken to these young students, they seem to know all about Pluto.
Pluto pointers: nine bite-size facts about the dwarf planet
With the New Horizons spacecraft edging closer and closer to its rendezvous with Pluto, we thought it might be helpful to clear a few things up. Just how far is it from the Sun? What's the temperature like? And is it really a planet?
PLUTO: T-20 Days and Counting
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is just 20 days away from its encounter Pluto, and our Canberra Deep Space Communications Complex will be on hand to help.