The Kepler space telescope has detected something very weird near the edge of our galaxy

Posted in Science on 16th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

The strange star that has serious scientists talking about an alien megastructure.

Five Missions That Will Help Stop an Asteroid Hitting Earth

Posted in Science on 10th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

Millions of rocky objects have orbits that bring them near Earth, but we have only found about 13,000 of them.

NASA confirms the discovery of a rocky exoplanet just 21 light years away

Posted in Science on 1st Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

Planets like this, known as super-Earths, are ubiquitous throughout the galaxy.

Australia's role in the search for life in space

Posted in Science on 25th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

An Australian radio telescope in operation for more than 50 years will be one of the primary instruments used in a new $100m search for life elsewhere in space.

Astronomers spot first-generation stars, made from the big bang

Posted in Featured, Science on 18th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

Made of essentially only hydrogen and helium, these population III stars are predicted to be enormous in size and to live fast and die young.