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Join the Celebration of A Hundred Years under One Sky

December 21, 2018

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…

Join the Celebration of A Hundred Years under One Sky

Citizen scientists name planet

December 15, 2015

Volunteers from the Perth based citizen astronomy project theSkyNet have won the right to name a planet around a distant star as part of a global contest run by the International Astronomical Union (IAU).

Citizen scientists name planet

THE MILKY WAY NOW HAS A TWIN (OR TWO)

September 17, 2012

The Milky Way now has a twin (or two) Research presented today at the International Astronomical Union General Assembly in Beijing has found the first…

THE MILKY WAY NOW HAS A TWIN (OR TWO)