The Hubble Space Telescope is being pressed into service to find new targets for NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft to explore beyond Pluto.
Australians will be treated to a partial solar eclipse on the afternoon of Tuesday, April 29.
The $51 million Murchison Widefield Array radio telescope has begun operations in Australia’s outback.
A CSIRO radio telescope has detected the raw material for making the first stars when the Universe was just three billion years old.
Observations of the nearest star to our Solar System might uncover the presence of Earth-sized planets.
New US rocket completes its maiden flight, launching a simulated payload into Earth orbit.
Stunning new image from the Hubble Space Telescope of one of astronomers’ favourite deep sky objects.
Billions of tonnes of particles were ejected by the Sun two days ago. Some were expected to reach Earth today.
Remarkable new panorama of mountain on Mars, and the ultimate aim for NASA’s Curiosity rover.