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    We can all be stargazers – now is the perfect time

    Kirsten Banks on how to make the most of the Winter Solstice.

    The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many people to put their day-to-day lives on pause, whether this meant cancelling tr...

    ASC Edits June 19, 2020
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    Constellations: common global meanings

    University of Melbourne researchers look at us looking up.

    Almost every person throughout the existence of humankind has looked up at the night sky and seen more than just a ra...

    Culture August 20, 2019
  • Slowing down the stars

    Astronomers probe why stars still form so long after the Big Bang. Richard A Lovett reports.

    Astronomers studying a spiral galaxy in the constellation Fornax have found a clue not only to why stars are still fo...

    Space December 3, 2017
  • Slice of Sagittarius

    A piece of the Archer, snapped by the Hubble Space Telescope.

    ESA / Hubble & NASAThis stunning image, captured by the NASA / ESA Hubble Space Telescope’s Advanced Camera for Surve...

    Space January 24, 2017
  • A leap forward in the hunt for Earth-like planets

    A new technique for studying distant worlds looks set to help scientists narrow the search. Belin...

    Artist's impressions of how exoplanets may appear are based on data that is difficult to collect. – NASA Tw...

    Space May 18, 2015
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