RSSArchive for April, 2011

Australia from space

New Australian astronomy centre

Macquarie University aims to become one of Australia’s top four astronomy hubs.

Data deluge for astronomers

Data deluge for astronomers

Super-sized telescopes will have to capture and use staggering amounts of data.

That's not a telescope!

That’s not a telescope!

If Crocodile Dundee had a telescope, it would be an ELT. Find out more in this public talk…

Hidden cosmic treasures

Hidden cosmic treasures

See how a Russian amateur got to use one of the world’s biggest telescopes.

Planets all in a row

Planets all in a row

Don’t miss the planetary skyshow on Saturday morning, April 30!

Sunset seen from space

Sunset from above

Astronauts see 16 sunsets and sunrises every day.

Latest Hubble video report

Latest Hubble video report

Hubble is working on three huge new discovery projects, as this video explains…

The Andromeda apparition

The Andromeda apparition

Amazing views of the giant Andromeda Galaxy from different telescopes. Watch the video…

Tour the International Space Station

Tour the International Space Station

NASA astronaut gives an insider’s view of life aboard the Space Station. Watch the video…

Artist's impression of a comet

Comet doomsday nonsense

No, the Earth is not going to be buzzed or hit by a comet later this year.