Shoot for the Moon: understanding and photographing the total lunar eclipse
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.
Lunar ice and data science making Mars mission a reality
The moon will once again play a crucial role in the space race. But, this time, as a giant link in the planetary supply chain.
Proud heritage: top 10 moments of The Dish
Our Parkes radio telescope, or 'The Dish', is the first functioning scientific instrument to join Australia's National Heritage List.
David Malin Awards: Astrophotography to make you starry eyed
The David Malin Award winners have been announced for 2020. We show you some of the 253 stellar shots that entered this year's astrophotography competition.
How Australia’s supercomputers crunched the numbers to guide our bushfire and pandemic response
Supercomputers in Canberra and Perth power the analysis and modelling that decision-makers rely on in national crises.
Half the matter in the universe was missing – we found it hiding in the cosmos
Cosmologists had only been able to find half the matter that should exist in the universe. With the help of our telescope, researchers just found the rest.
Optical filters focus on the Sun
The European Space Agency and NASA’s Solar Orbiter spacecraft launched last week on a 10-year mission. It will capture some of the most detailed images of the sun that have ever been seen before, using our special optical filters.