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.
Taking photos of the sun to new fahrenheits
Australian scientists have designed a first-of-a-kind optical filter that will allow astronomers to capture some of the most detailed images […]
Solar pole flip flop
You might have heard about the imminent reversal of the Sun’s magnetic poles, an 11-year long process in which the […]
Comet ISON: countdown to perihelion
Cometophiles around the world are waiting with bated breath to find out whether Comet ISON will survive its journey around […]
The day the Sun stood still
Here’s a great explainer on why today is the shortest day of the year from our Universe@CSIRO blog. The best […]
Wormhole Wednesday: Hot stuff space probe!
The Sun. It’s hot, there’s much we still don’t know about it and it sits at the centre of our […]
A new day, a new dawn
Tomorrow is ANZAC Day, and some of you will be getting up to go to dawn services. What is the […]