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.
Top science stories in 2019
Celebrations in space, a major laser and a new human discovered. We've wrapped up the top science stories of 2019 as our gift to you.
How do you get a job in space without leaving your home planet?
Australia has always contributed to wider space research, and we haven’t left the atmosphere to do so. See how you could work in the space sector.
Remembering the Starman: Life (and death) on Mars using synthetic biology
Synthetic biology could be used to create ‘living memorials’ for a future Mars colony, 100 years from now.
Moon landing memories from our crew on the ground
Where were you when humans first stepped on the Moon? If you weren't alive, how has that 'giant leap' shaped your life? We asked our staff for their best Moon memories ...
The Dish: Fact vs fiction
The Dish is an Aussie classic, set at our Parkes radio telescope. Most of the film is based on fact, but what was added for the sake of a (rollicking) good yarn?
Space on a screen: how do you broadcast a Moon landing?
It took more than one giant leap to share the Moon landing with the world, and Australia played an essential part in the broadcast. Here’s how it all happened.