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Scientists Search for Ancient Fossils in Australia, Practicing the Techniques They’ll Use on Mars

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover is heading to Mars soon to look for fossils. The ESA/Roscosmos ExoMars rover is heading to…

2 months ago

Ep. 532: Modern Astronomy of Australia

Last week we talked about how well the indigenous Australians followed the night sky. Well, it turns out, Australia is…

8 months ago

Australia To Create Its Own Space Agency

This year’s International Astronautical Congress is being held in Adelaide, Australia and the opening ceremonies of this meeting of ‘all…

2 years ago

Early Earth Was Almost Entirely Underwater, With Just A Few Islands

Ancient grains of the mineral zircon help researchers paint a picture of Earth in the Hadean Eon, and that picture…

3 years ago

30 km Wide Asteroid Impacted Australia 3.4 Billion Years Ago

Scientists in Australia have found evidence of an enormous asteroid impact about 3.5 billion years ago. But the site of…

4 years ago

Australian Astronomy Envy: This Video Is Like A Telescope Brochure

Performing observations in Australia is on many astronomers' bucket lists, and this video timelapse shows you precisely why. Famous, world-class…

5 years ago

Astrophoto: “Second Star to the Right and Straight on Until Morning!”

Which way to the center of the galaxy? This very creative -- and gorgeous -- view of the Milky Way…

6 years ago

Astronaut Captures Incredible Images of Australian Bush Fires

Intense wild fires, or bush fires as they are called in Australia, are burning out of control across southeast Australia…

7 years ago

Thierry Legault: Moonbow and Meteor over Australia’s Wallaman Falls

Night vision under a full Moon at Wallaman Falls in Queensland, Australia. Credit and copyright: Thierry Legault. Used by permission.…

7 years ago

Fires in the Sky, Fires on the Ground

  [/caption] With all of the activity that's been occurring on the Sun recently, the aurorae have been exceptionally bright…

8 years ago