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29Apr2015

News Briefs – Breaking Stories – Oddities

A weekly addition of some of the more unusual stories and discoveries in space & astronomy from around the world. Updated daily for those wanting a quick update of current events so keep checking back for all the latest space news. (more…)

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28Aug2015

Intense Magnetic Field Close to Supermassive Black Hole

The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) has revealed an extremely powerful magnetic field, something way beyond anything previously detected in the core of a galaxy. (more…)

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27Aug2015

NASA Debunks Rumour Killer Asteroid Will Destroy Earth

There is a huge rumour circulating the internet that a massive asteroid is heading towards Earth and that it will be here sometime within the next month! Ah, that's comforting I won't have a long wait. (more…)

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27Aug2015

Why Space Tourism Is Going To Be Utterly Disappointing

People have been dreaming about space tourism for nearly a century. Think of the orbiting space hotels in the classic 2001: A Space Odyssey, or the Martian visits in the suspenseful Total Recall. (more…)

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26Aug2015

Father’s Day Special Telescope Packages

Not one but TWO Perfect packages for the beginner or experienced Dad. See the mountains on the Moon, the rings of Saturn, Jupiter and his moons, amazing nebula, stars and star clusters. (more…)

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26Aug2015

Evidence Comets Contain Life’s Building Blocks

Scientists say the Philae space probe has gathered data supporting the theory that comets can serve as cosmic laboratories in which some of the essential elements for life are assembled. (more…)

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26Aug2015

Secrets Of The Universe

Help inspire a greater appreciation for scientific discovery through a new 3D IMAX/Giant Screen film. Secrets of the Universe is a film project for modern giant screen theatres. (more…)

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26Aug2015

Australia Failing To Inspire And Retain Next Generation Of Scientists

Join the League of Nations or risk falling out of space — that’s the message to Australia from a top astrobiologist who played a key role in the Mars rover mission. We need to heed this advice! (more…)

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26Aug2015

Australian Aborigine ‘Dreamtime’ Astronomy

The stars hold great significance for Australia’s indigenous people. The sky is a textbook of morals and stories, retold from generations to generations through their Dreamtime legend. (more…)

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24Aug2015

This Is The Most Amazing ‘Go-To’ Scope Offer Ever Made

Did you ever want a telescope that you unpack, push ONE button and it sets itself up automatically and will then go to any of 4,000 object you want in the night sky- automatically? And did you want it really cheap? Please read on... (more…)

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24Aug2015

NSW Man Filmed UFOs And Quizzed By ‘Men In Black’

There's a movie screening in Sydney next week sure to polarise its audience. It's called Australien Skies. It's a documentary about some of the unexplained stuff seen by people who call themselves skywatchers. (more…)

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24Aug2015

Australians Set Stargazing World Record

An Australian college stated Saturday it had set a world documented record for the most individuals stargazing from one place, with lots of of professional and newbie astronomers turning to the heavens. (more…)

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23Aug2015

Japanese Company Wants To Put Advertisements On The Moon

Lunar advertisements are expected to become a trend. Japan wants Japanese sports drink Pocari Sweat to be the first product advertised on the surface of the moon, according to Business Insider. (more…)

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23Aug2015

Why NASA Scientists Are Excited About The Movie’ The Martian’

Fearing the wrath of his nerdy online followers, software engineer and amateur author Andy Weir spent countless hours digging through Google to perfect technical details for a project. (more…)

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23Aug2015

Huge NASA Dish To Be Lifted Into Place Outside Canberra

A massive antenna dish was installed at Canberra's Deep Space Communication Complex last week after several delays today. Its Good old Australian radio astronomy in a mighty big way. (more…)

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23Aug2015

Apollo 14 Astronaut Claims Aliens Prevented ‘Nuclear War’ On Earth

Here's one straight from the files of perhaps the most public profiled conspiracy theorist in history. His comments have alienated him from most of his colleagues and he presents zero evidence for his claims. (more…)

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23Aug2015

Breathtaking First Video of NASA’s Visit To Pluto

When NASA flew a spacecraft by Pluto for the first time in history last month on July 14, we were treated to beautiful photos of the dwarf planet’s surface, but unfortunately, there was no video of the flyby — until now! (more…)

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History Keys - Space History

What's Up This Month
  • The Exciting World Of Space Exploration

    Each week we feature some aspect of astronomy or space exploration and look at those who pioneered the way in the early years. Our stories go way back through history and extend right up to the present day. Check back regularly for new stories.

    PLUS We will also regularly examine the histories of some of the outstanding space/astronomy pioneers of past era's and recall a few who made a silent, but important, contribution. Historic pics included!

  • International

    18Apr2013

    United States and North American News

    A regular update on the most important news stories in astronomy and space from the best United States and North American news sources. Breaking news, latest discoveries plus the weird and wonderful. Updated regularly! (more…)

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    10May2012

    Europe – British – Rest Of World News

      A regular update on the most important news stories in astronomy and space from the best European, Asian and Southern hemi news sources. Breaking news, latest discoveries plus the weird and wonderful. Updated regularly! (more…)

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