Australian stargazers will be treated to a very short total eclipse of the Moon tonight.
The discovery that many small galaxies do not ‘swarm’ randomly around larger ones, is forcing astronomers to reconsider some aspects of how the universe formed and evolved.
Radio astronomers have found evidence that a tiny star called PSR J0738-4042 is being pounded by asteroids – large lumps of rock in space.
Using a telescope in Antarctica, researchers have identified a giant gas cloud that appears to be in an early stage of formation.
A star 6,000 light-years from Earth is the oldest yet found in the Universe, having formed in the earliest era of stars.
The former director of two of the world’s largest telescopes, Professor Ron Ekers, has been awarded a gold medal for his contributions to radio astronomy.
CSIRO radio telescopes in Australia and other ground and space-based instruments, have spotted a small star undergoing a radical transformation.
A colossal explosion from the supermassive black hole at centre of our galaxy has been revealed by its reflected glow.
The $51 million Murchison Widefield Array radio telescope has begun operations in Australia’s outback.