We’ve used a new technique to discover the brightest radio pulsar outside our own galaxy
The pulsar PSR J0523-7125 is more than ten times brighter than any other radio pulsar outside the Milky Way.
To the Milky Way and beyond
A new virtual reality film is the next best thing to visiting Inyarrimanha Ilgari Bundara, our Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory. Join Chris Brayton behind-the-scenes in filming Beyond the Milky Way.
We counted 20 billion ticks of an extreme galactic clock to give Einstein’s theory of gravity its toughest test yet
Astronomers watched pulsars for 16 years to test Einstein’s theory of general relativity, which has stood unchallenged for over a century.
60 years after it first gazed at the skies, the Parkes dish is still making breakthroughs
The CSIRO’s 64-metre Parkes Radio Telescope was commissioned on October 31 1961. At the time it was the most advanced […]
Meet Dr Hoskins: marine biologist come vertebrate ecologist
Meet Dr Andrew Hoskins and see how his research is helping Indigenous communities manage feral cattle on country.
David Malin Awards: Astrophotography is looking up!
Winners of the David Malin Awards, Australia’s most prestigious astrophotography awards, have been announced for 2021.
Look up to see the Moon turn red
What is a total lunar eclipse and how can you capture it on your smartphone?
Aust in Space: how our additive manufacturing technology helped with a recent satellite launch
Our additive manufacturing technology helped a recent satellite launch! See how we developed a small part to fix a big problem.
February stars: our monthly science quiz
Feeling fab? We've had another month of exciting and innovative science stories. Test your memory with our February quiz!
Mars missions are red hot right now
Three nations are launching ambitious missions to the red planet of Mars! The journey takes perseverance, ingenuity and timing.
Five twinkling galaxies help us uncover the mystery of the Milky Way’s missing matter
Thanks to the discovery of five twinkling galaxies in a rare alignment, astronomers have been able to calculate the properties and geometry of an invisible gas cloud in space.