Latest astronomy News

Paris 2024 Olympics to debut high-level breakdancing – and physics in action
Simulations dampen excitement about liquid water on Mars
Slow-spinning Radio Neutron Star Breaks All Rules
A strange intermittent radio signal from space has astronomers puzzled
Scientists detect slowest-spinning radio emitting neutron star ever recorded
Curtin astronomy leader honoured at Western Australian of the Year Awards
The rush to return humans to the Moon and build lunar bases could threaten opportunities for astronomy
Satellite images provide early glimpse of telescope’s potential
Stories Under Stars To Highlight Warami In Parramatta
Scientists uncover the climate of a planet 280 light-years away
Novel Calculations Peg Age Of ‘baby’ Asteroid
Clouds Blanket Night Side Of Hot Exoplanet WASP-43b
Dark matter: our new experiment aims to turn the ghostly substance into actual light
IceCube researchers detect a rare type of energetic neutrino sent from powerful astronomical objects
Black Hole “traffic jams” discovered in galactic centres, international study finds
Giant galactic explosion exposes galaxy pollution in action
Pioneering Research Wins Prestigious EU Funding
Searching For Clues In Fly-by
In Search For Alien Life, Purple May Be New Green
New Book Gives Insider’s View Of Cosmic Search For Life
A once-dormant magnetic neutron star is emitting strangely polarised light
Major New Telescope Build Completed In Germany
​CSIRO telescope detects unprecedented behaviour from nearby magnetar
Could a telescope ever see the beginning of time? An astronomer explains
Gippsland plumber wins Australian astronomy medal for 400,000 star measurements over decades
Exploding stars are rare but emit torrents of radiation − if one happened close enough to Earth, it could threaten life on the planet
​CSIRO telescope becomes stellar ‘speed camera’ in world-first measurement
Parity Anomaly Demonstrated In Topological Insulator
Astronomers discover 49 new galaxies in under three hours
Astronomy mourns Mary Mulvanerton, ‘amazing problem-solver’
Upgrade Creates Accessible ‘Space’ At Dish
Mars Sample Return a top scientific priority, Lunine testifies
Planet cannibalism is common, says cosmic ‘twin study’
Doug McIlroy ’53: Applied physicist to programming pioneer
From Omen To Breakthrough: Exhibit Explores Eclipses
Peer Life Coaches organize evening of EAA stargazing on Ookayama Campus
Solar eclipses result from a fantastic celestial coincidence of scale and distance
Our survey of the sky is uncovering the secrets of how planets are born
Jupiter’s moon Europa produces less oxygen than we thought – it may affect our chances of finding life there
The ‘average’ revolutionized scientific research, but overreliance on it has led to discrimination and injury
Ice Shell Thickness Reveals Water Temp On Ocean Worlds
Unlocking the secrets of the universe: new discoveries in Gravitational Waves
Beyond whats possible: new JWST observations unearth mysterious ancient galaxies
X-ray image of half universe
Starving mass monster
The Solar System used to have nine planets. Maybe it still does? Here’s your catch-up on space today
Lightest black hole or heaviest neutron star? Manchester astronomers uncover a mysterious object in Milky Way
Mysterious object attracts attention