Rotating rocket science
Australian engineers complete successful test of new rocket engine.
As Australia’s space industry gears up, a team of Australian researchers has successfully tested a new type of engine...
Cosmos Briefing: Building Australia’s Space Industry
Experts discuss Australia’s future in space.
Australia’s Space Agency is young, but that doesn’t mean we should be underestimated in space: that’s the message fro...
Rover’s eye view
NASA releases thrilling film of Perseverance landing.
In a staggering series of images that allow viewers to relive landing day from a new perspective, NASA’s Perseverance...
Cosmic neutrino blast
Tidal disruption event gives birth to travelling neutrino.
A little bit more is now known about the cosmos, thanks to research involving a neutrino space odyssey, a black hole ...
Mars news all good
Data indicate all systems fine and helicopter Ingenuity working as expected.
Less than a day after NASA’s Perseverance rover successfully landed, the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), in...
Perseverance pays off
NASA rover successfully down in Jezero Crater on Mars.
It started with the type of chatter you might hear from someone setting up a complex sound system. “Voice check, ...
More massive, more problems
Heavy black hole may change astronomers’ understanding of their formation.
The first black hole ever discovered is more massive than we thought, according to an international team of astronome...
Throwback: When Perseverance launched
Three missions, three countries, one destination.
With the Mars rover Perseverance ready to touch down on the surface of Mars in less than 24 hours, here is a throwbac...
Explainer: Titan’s chemistry
Atomic-force microscopy allows new understanding of Saturn’s moon.
New research from the Astrophysical Journal has identified some of the intricate molecules and reactions happening on...
New probes on Mars
Here’s what we know so far from trips to the red planet.
By Tanya Hill, Museums Victoria Three new spacecraft are due to arrive at Mars this month, ending their seven-mont...
5 twinkling galaxies help astronomers uncover baryonic mystery.
By Yuanming Wang, University of Sydney and Tara Murphy, University of Sydney We’ve all looked up at night and admi...
Humans’ looming return to the lunar surface has set scientists thinking.
With NASA gearing up for a possible return to the Moon as soon as 2024 (and other countries not far behind), scientis...