Science quiz: are you April fool or cool?
Our blogs have been coming thick and fast this month. Let’s see how much you remember while you’ve been social distancing like a champ!
Our female leaders are the business
Two of our innovative female leaders have been nominated in this year's Telstra Business Women’s Awards. Congratulations Dr Sarah Pearce and Zoe Piper!
CSIRO scientist scores Grote Reber Medal
On Mondays, his ground-breaking radio telescope was used to hold up his mother’s washing line. He thought the Big Bang […]
Students Served Science on NASA Dishes
Year 7-9 ‘space explorers’ from Melrose High School in the ACT became the first students in Australia to perform ‘real […]
Spot the space station
You’ve seen it in Gravity, being shredded by a cloud of hugely destructive space debris and now you can see […]
Nova shines over The Dish
Last week, amatuer astronomers reported the sighting of a ‘nova‘ near ‘The Pointers’ (not far from the Southern Cross). Nova […]
MAVEN to Mars via Canberra
In a ‘text book’ launch, NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft roared off its pad at Cape Canaveral and disappeared into a cloud […]
Dish Horticulture – plant it and they will grow
The second of Tidbinbilla’s new antennas is about to start growing While work continues on Deep Space Station 35 (DSS35), the […]
And bend and flex: Scott Watkins' new generation of solar cells
Scott Watkins’ work on flexible solar cells has been called one of 10 ideas that could change your life. Scott […]
Mother of invention
As part of our series in the lead up to Mother’s Day, Megan Fisher, Executive Manager of Intellectual Property and […]
At work, she operates radio telescopes across Australia to help astronomers learn more about the origins of the Universe. At […]