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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Don’t be lazy and just read astro mags, get outside and look into the skies with your own eyes. After all that’s what they are there for right?

Space may seem calm, but it more hostile than being on Earth. Invisible radiation is an issue for space enthusiasts and scientific instruments.

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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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20Apr2019

The Closest Star Proxima Centauri Has A Planet In Habitable Zone.

In August of 2016, astronomers from the European Southern Observatory (ESO) announced the discovery of an exoplanet in the neighboring system of Proxima Centauri. Life Could be There Right Now. (more…)

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19Apr2019

Why Haven’t We Met Any Other Forms Of Life Yet?

There are plenty of paranormal events in the universe which we can not explain. Would it be good or bad if we find other forms of life on other planets? (more…)

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19Apr2019

Chinese Mars Base Opens For Students

In the middle of China's Gobi desert sits a Mars base simulator, but instead of housing astronauts training to live on the Red Planet, the facility is full of teenagers on a school trip.

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19Apr2019

Rent A Hi-Power Telescope or Large Binoculars.

Lying under the night sky and gazing up at the distant galaxies above is just about the best nocturnal activity you can do on an outdoor adventure. Here's a way of doing it on the cheap! (more…)

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19Apr2019

Don’t Miss April’s Lyrid Meteor Shower

 April's Lyrids Meteor Shower welcomes the best stargazing period of the year.  They will be visible from ALL OVER THE WORLD, and no telescope needed. (more…)

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19Apr2019

Humble Binoculars For Our April Skies

The joy for me of this time of year in the evenings is that we still have a good part of the higher April sky delights overhead, whilst waiting for winter's delights beginning to tempt us.

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19Apr2019

Exoplanet Tally Set To Pass 4,000 Mark

The number of planets detected around other stars - or exoplanets - is set to hit the 4,000 mark. The huge haul is a sign of the explosion of findings from searches with telescopes on the ground and in space over the last 25 years.

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19Apr2019

What Happened Before The Big Bang!

The Big Bang is commonly thought of as the start of it all: About 13.8 billion years ago, the observable universe went boom and expanded into being. But what were things like before the Big Bang?

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14Apr2019

Boeing To Support Growing Australian Space Industry

The newly stood up Australian Space Agency has signed a Statement of Strategic Intent with global giant Boeing in a bid to help the agency grow the nation's space industry.

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14Apr2019

Welcome New Players In The New Space Race

The new era of space exploration is faster-moving, more international and open to far more players than ever before — all of whom stand to determine who can access and profit from space. (more…)

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14Apr2019

Astronomy A Growing Draw For Tourists

Traveling for stargazing, observatories and museums has become more popular. The first image of a black hole may continue to spark Chinese people's growing curiosity for space. (more…)

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13Apr2019

SpaceX Amazing Falcon Heavy Rocket launch and Landing

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy successfully launched its first operational mission(April 11),  more than a year after Elon Musk launched  his red Tesla and a dummy into space.

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11Apr2019

AMAZING! First Image Of A Black Hole Monster

After decades of theorizing about the possibility of catching a black hole image, astronomers have finally pulled it off. The results offer new insights into the mysterious objects. (more…)

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07Apr2019

Rare Fossil Find Show The Day Of Killer Asteroid

An asteroid hit the Earth 66 million years ago and produced tiny glass beads. Now a new discovery has rocked the world of palaeontology.

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07Apr2019

World Awaits First Image Of A Black Hole

The rumours you’ve heard are true. And if you haven’t heard the rumours, you should check your internet connection. History awaits!

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07Apr2019

Amazon’s World-Wide 3,236-Satellite Plan For Internet Connectivity

"Project Kuiper is a new initiative to launch a constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites for high-speed broadband to communities around the world.

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History Keys - Space History

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  • 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, British and Asian and partners news sources. Breaking news, latest discoveries plus the weird and wonderful. Updated regularly! (more…)

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