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World

Branson's Virgin Galactic Takes Another Step Toward Space Tour

3 min read

A Virgin Galactic rocket plane on Friday soared to the edge of space with a test passenger for the first time, nudging British billionaire Richard Branson’s company closer to its goal of suborbital flights for space tourists.

World

World

'Truly Remarkable': Scientists Use Harpoon To Skewer Space Junk

2 min read

A European satellite could be the answer scientists are looking for to clean up tonnes of space-junk orbiting through space around Earth.

Tech

Tech

'It's Getting Dark': NASA Makes Final Attempt To Contact Missing Mars Rover 'Oppy'

3 min read

NASA will make its final attempt to get Mars rover Opportunity to phone home on Wednesday night, after "Oppy" lost contact with Earth in a dust storm.

World

World

NASA's Hubble Telescope Stumbles Across A New Galaxy

2 min read

Of the estimated two trillion galaxies in the universe, NASA just located another one... completely by accident.

Life

Life

This Is What Tonight's Super Blood Wolf Moon Means For You

3 min read

We're set to experience something called a Super Blood Wolf Moon, which sounds super mysterious and exciting until you ask yourself -- what does it actually mean?

World

World

Scientists Have Finally Figured Out How Long A Day On Saturn Is

2 min read

The next time someone on the street says "hey you, exactly how long's a day on Saturn?", you won't have to stand there like a fool with no answer.

World

World

CERN Announces MUCH Larger Hadron Collider

2 min read

A 100-kilometre long machine is being built in Europe and could tell us what is making our universe grow and how it does it.

News

News

Bad News: The Only Plant To Ever Grow On The Moon Has Died

1 min read

There was talk of astronauts growing their own food in space, but in a flash that dream disappeared.

World

World

China Is Growing Cotton On The Moon

1 min read

Plants have been grown on the International Space Station before, but never on the moon.

National

National

Three Asteroids Streak Towards Earth In 'Close Approach': NASA

2 min read

Three large space rocks are hurtling towards earth in the next 24 hours, prompting NASA to list them on their 'close approaches' alert website. 

World

World

Welcome To The Dark Side: China Releases Moon Landing Video

2 min read

A little over a month after China successfully landed a spacecraft on the mysterious far side of the moon, new images and video of the historic landing have given us a fresh look at our orbiting neighbour.

World

World

Hubble Telescope Captures Brightest Quasar Ever Recorded

2 min read

The shining light of the quasar is equivalent to 600 trillion Suns.

Views

Views

How China Landed A Spacecraft On The Dark Side Of The Moon

5 min read

One small step for no man. One giant leap for China.

World

World

NASA Is About To Perform The Most Distant Planetary Flyby Ever

2 min read

NASA's New Horizon is about to boldly go where no spacecraft has gone before.

World

World

Take A Good Look, Saturn's Losing Its Rings

2 min read

If you're weighing up the pros and cons of immortality, pop "may have to live with a ringless Saturn" on the negative list.

National

National

One Of The Best Meteor Showers Is Coming: Here's How To Watch It

2 min read

It's an exciting time for space watchers in Australia this week.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap: Seniors Arrested For Having 10 Kilos Of Cocaine On Cruise Ship

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

China Launches Probe To Become First Nation To Explore Dark Side Of The Moon

1 min read

China on Saturday launched a first probe ever to explore the dark side of the Moon, marking another milestone in its ambitious space program, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.

World

World

The International Space Station Welcomes Its New Residents

1 min read

There are now six people calling the International Space Station home, with the arrival of three fresh faces on Tuesday.

World

World

The Amazing Aussies Guiding The Latest Mission On Mars

4 min read

Miles from the tearful hugs and bursts of applause in California, a team of Australians were busy holding their breath. 

News

News

NASA To Explore Mars If Robot Can Survive 'Seven Minutes Of Terror'

1 min read

After a six-month, 480-million kilometre journey, NASA's InSight is about make its grand entrance at Mars.

News

News

Kiwis Fly! Rocket Labs Launches First Commercial Rocket

2 min read

It’s Business Time in the skies above NZ

National

National

Aussie Scientists Launched A Meat Pie Into The Stratosphere, For Science

1 min read

'Pie in the sky' became a reality last weekend, as a team of dedicated Australian scientists launched a meat pie into the stratosphere.

National

National

Galaxies Locked In Billion-Year-Long Battle Create 'Cosmic River Of Blood'

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For the first time ever, a violent 'David and Goliath' battle between two galaxies that's been leaving a "cosmic river of blood" has been mapped in detail by scientists.

World

World

China Planning To Launch Fake Moon To Replace Streetlights

2 min read

When the moons hit your eye.

World

World

A Mystery Object Washed Up On A Beach, But What Is It?

1 min read

A foamy, mystery object washed up on a beach on Seabrook Island in South Carolina but no one has any idea what it is.

World

World

NASA Hands Over International Space Station To Europe

1 min read

NASA has handed over the golden key to the International Space Station to the European Space Agency.

Comedy

Comedy

Martian Dirt Going Cheap!

2 min read

Only catch is it isn’t from Mars

Tech

Tech

Japanese Rovers Successfully Land On Asteroid

1 min read

Two rovers have successfully landed on an asteroid called Ryugu, as part of Japanese mission.

Movies

Movies

Black Panther Director To Produce Space Jam 2

2 min read

AND WELCOME TO THE JAM. AGAIN.

National

National

The Hunt Is On For The Meteor That Lit Up The Sky

1 min read

Scientists are hopeful the fireball survived the atmosphere and made it to Earth.

Tech

Tech

Scientists Expect To Find Life In Space's 'Goldilocks' Zones

4 min read

The search for planets outside our solar system is often stranger than fiction.

Tech

Tech

NASA'S Parker Solar Probe Is Off To The Sun With Me On Board

4 min read

Houston, we have a stowaway.

World

World

Massive Lake Of Liquid Water Detected Under Mars' Surface

3 min read

If researchers are correct, this is the first time a large body of liquid water has been found on our neighbouring planet.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Greek Fire Search Continues And A Lake Discovered On Mars

5 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

World

World

How Can I See The Longest Total Eclipse Of The 21st Century?

1 min read

A total lunar eclipse will be visible across much of the globe, including Australia.

News

News

An Incredible First Look At The Galaxy’s Newest Planet

1 min read

Now this isn’t something you see everyday.

World

World

Thailand To Send World's Smelliest Fruit Into Space

1 min read

Thailand is gearing up to launch durian into orbit.

National

National

New Australian Space Agency Up For Grabs, Which State Is In Front?

2 min read

Australia’s first dedicated space agency is just around the corner, and with it up to 20,000 jobs could be created.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

CBA Data Loss, Cambridge Analytica Bankrupt And A New Cricket Coach

3 min read

Plus,“I got a bad feeling from him.” Cate Blanchette becomes the latest celebrity to speak out against Harvey Weinstein.