RSSArchive for May, 2011

The Meathook Galaxy

Meet the Meathook Galaxy

Strangely lopsided galaxy has bent spiral arms and glowing clouds of hydrogen gas.

Voyager – the journey continues

Voyager – the journey continues

Twin space explorers are still going strong 33 years after launch. Watch the video…

Dark energy dilemma

Dark energy dilemma

It comprises 70% of everything, but does anybody really know what dark energy really is?

Australia from space

Astronomy linking Australia and Asia

Latest advances in radio astronomy will forge relationships across the region.

Super-scope to answer five key questions

Super-scope to answer five key questions

Square Kilometre Array will probe gravity, birth of stars, black holes and more. Watch the video…

Galaxy pair AM500-620

Are galaxies ‘see through’?

Chance alignments of galaxy pairs help astronomers see how dusty galaxies really are.

Artist's impression of a collision with an asteroid

Rocky horror show in deep space

Innocent asteroid gets an unwelcome visitor who leaves the place in a mess.

Mission to Mars

Mission to Mars

NASA’s Curiosity rover is set to launch in late 2011. Fly with it to Mars in this fantastic video…