A telescope in outback Western Australia has been used to listen to a mysterious cigar-shaped object that entered our Solar System late last year. The unusual object—known as ‘Oumuamua—came from another solar system, prompting speculation it could be an alien spacecraft.
Two and a half thousand people gathered in a stadium & spilled out onto an oval, united in their love of all things space & astronomy, to attend Astrofest 2018 on 24th March.
Astronomers have discovered that all galaxies rotate once every billion years, no matter how big they are.
Using a small radio telescope at a CSIRO observatory in Western Australia, US astronomers have detected a signal from the first stars to have emerged in the early Universe about 180 million years after the Big Bang.
Perth software developer Ryan Bunney has been identified as a leader of the future with the award of a high-value scholarship for exceptional individuals.
Astronomers have discovered that our nearest big neighbour, the Andromeda galaxy, is roughly the same size as the Milky Way.