Scientists are appealing for public help on one of the biggest astronomy projects of the next ten years. In a new citizen science project launched today—known as AstroQuest—researchers are looking for volunteers to study images of galaxies and figure out which light is coming from which galaxy.
Passionate marine science and radio astronomy leader Dr Bernard Bowen passed away peacefully early this morning.
Australia has joined six other nations in signing an international treaty committing to the construction of the world’s largest science facility – the Square Kilometre Array (SKA).
4MOST will be the largest spectroscopic survey facility of its kind in the Southern hemisphere and address today’s most pressing astronomical questions in the fields of Galactic archaeology, high-energy astrophysics, galaxy evolution and cosmology.
The international Signal and Data Transport (SaDT) engineering consortium has concluded its work to design the complex system of networking that forms the backbone of the SKA.
In 2019, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) is celebrating its 100th anniversary (IAU100) and the astronomical breakthroughs that have shaped science, technology and culture throughout the last century.