Here's a selection of Astronomy/Space related stories you may find interesting. This newsletter is emailed weekly to requesting subscribers in more than 30 countries. Anyone can subscribe by completing the opt in form just over there on the right. See it, do it now! David Reneke is one of Australia's most well known and respected astronomers and lecturers with links to some of the world's leading astronomical institutions. David is the editor for Australia's Astro-Space News Magazine and a writer/publicist for Australasian Science magazine. MEDIA: Enquiries for interviews or information to davereneke@gmail.com Ph: 0400 636 363

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Today, space travel is closer to reality for ordinary people than it has ever been though currently only the super rich are actually getting to space.

In the hallowed halls of a crowded bottle shop, it can almost seem as though there are more craft beers on the market than there are stars in the sky.

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22Jan2015

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

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29Mar2015

The Moon ‘Sees Red’ On April 4

Australia will be treated to a total lunar eclipse early in the evening of Saturday April 4 and the moon is expected to take on an eerie ‘pinkish glow.’ Don't forget the camera and tripod for pics OK? (more…)

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29Mar2015

Dating Site For People Who Believe In UFOs

Dating sites and apps often make users take personality questionnaires about their interests. But what if your pastimes include discussing paranormal activity? You might want to share the info. (more…)

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29Mar2015

Jupiter Believed To Have Destroyed Early Solar System

You know something, Jupiter is huge. Like, really big. Turns out, it might be a bully too, something out of The Matrix! Two scientists now believe Jupiter actually destroyed version one of our solar system. (more…)

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29Mar2015

As It Turns Out, We Really Are All Starstuff

“The nitrogen in our DNA, calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars,” Carl Sagan famously said in his 1980 series Cosmos. (more…)

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29Mar2015

How Do You Measure the Size of the Universe?

Popular science articles and internet discussion forums are full of conflicting reports of the size of the universe, ranging from 13 billion light years to numbers with too many zeroes to write down here. (more…)

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29Mar2015

Large Hadron Collider Could Prove Parallel Universes

If you've ever wondered what would have happened if you'd married your first love, or joined the services, or decided to choose  another career, the time soon may come when you can find out. (more…)

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29Mar2015

NASA’s Plan To Give The Moon A Moon

It sounds almost like a late ’90s sci-fi flick: NASA sends a spacecraft to an asteroid, plucks a boulder off its surface with a robotic claw, and brings it back in orbit around the moon. (more…)

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28Mar2015

Wanted: Somebody To Go Back In Time With Me

The possibility of time travel have fascinated mankind for ages. We are all familiar with the concept of the time machine, from H.G. Wells but  there are physicists who say we cannot rule out time travel. (more…)

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28Mar2015

Jupiter’s Aurora Explosions Linked To Extraordinary Event

On Earth, bursts of particles spewed by the Sun spark shimmering auroras, like the Northern Lights, that briefly dance at our planet’s poles. But, on Jupiter, there’s an auroral glow all the time. (more…)

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28Mar2015

Iconic “Pillars of Creation” Image Upgraded

When you look at that image on the right, make sure to thank the STS-125 crew and those who defended sending one last repair mission to the Hubble Space Telescope before the space shuttle was decommissioned. (more…)

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27Mar2015

Is There Life Out There? Biggest Eyes On The Sky Will See

Are we alone in space? How were black holes formed? What is dark energy? One of the biggest and most complex scientific experiments ever dreamed up may just supply us with that answer! (more…)

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27Mar2015

Ten Things Everyone Should Know About Time

“Time” is the most used noun in the English language, yet no matter who you are, or whatever your religious beliefs, it remains a mystery.  (more…)

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26Mar2015

Huge Asteroid To Narrowly Miss Earth

A massive asteroid, capable of wiping out an entire country, is on a near-collision route towards Earth. The 1000-metre wide mammoth asteroid has sparked fears of an unprecedented disaster. (more…)

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26Mar2015

Daystar Filters – New Product Released

 DayStar Instruments SolaREDi 66 NEW for 2015: SolaREDi 66mm Telescope Dedicated, Simple, All-In-One Solar Instrument Prominence Model: $1995.00 • Chromosphere Model: $1995.00 No Experience? OK! Not a problem. (more…)

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25Mar2015

2016 Solar Eclipse Expedition Cruise – Book Now!

Dave Reneke - Guest Astronomer for Coral Princess 2016 Solar Eclipse expedition cruise. This is certainly going to be a once in a lifetime adventure! If you've never seen totality see it now on this unique cruise!  (more…)

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24Mar2015

World’s Largest Asteroid Impacts Found in Central Australia

A 400 kilometre-wide impact zone from a huge meteorite that broke in two moments before it slammed into the Earth has been found in Central Australia. Our country has many scars like this. (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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