News & events

Summer space shows set to bring cheer in a tough year

Stargazers are in for a summer treat with three out-of-this-world events over the next week, ranging from shooting stars to a great planetary "romance" in the night-sky.

Historic ‘Satellite Selfie’ captures distinct moment in time

Australia's largest ever selfie has captured some incredible images from the ACT and the Northern Territory.

Scientists see the dark side of our galaxy

An international team of astronomers has challenged a popular theory that mysterious dark matter dominates gravity in the inner parts of spiral galaxies such as our Milky Way.