Archive of 2019 November

30Nov2019

Shoot For The Stars – Unique Stargazer Gifts

It is Christmas comes around the corner and you are racking your brains for gifts for space-lovers. Put those socks down, we have got you covered! Give the gift of motivation - check out these inspiring ideas!

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30Nov2019

Should We Send Bacteria To Mars Before Humans?

Could humanity's future on Mars be built on a foundation of … bacteria? Before we send humans to the Red Planet, it might be a good idea to send bacteria first. Its all about something we've been doing for centuries. (more…)

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30Nov2019

What If The Moon Disappeared Tomorrow?

The closest object to our planet, the Moon, may seem like Earth’s little sibling. Since its birth, the satellite has mostly just hung around, playing gravitational tug-of-war. But what would happen if the Moon vanished tomorrow? (more…)

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30Nov2019

NASA Just Unveiled Its Brand New Spacesuits For Artemis Missions

Although humans might seem adaptable on Earth, outside of our perfect temperature-, gravity-, and radiation-controlled planet, we're pretty fragile. Squishy even. (more…)

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30Nov2019

Three Supermassive Black Holes Found Lurking In One Galaxy!

Catching two supermassive black holes sharing close quarters isn’t that unusual. But spotting three jockeying for position is quite bizarre. In fact, astronomers rarely witness such a triplet. (more…)

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26Nov2019

Is THIS The Most Famous Moon Landing Photo Find In History?

Anyone with a little knowledge of the Apollo missions, or those who have seen the movie The Dish know that Australia has bragging rights over the original moon-landing footage BUT...could this be one of the greatest finds in history? (more…)

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26Nov2019

First Full Map Of Weird Surface Features Of Titan

Slowly but surely, the surface of Saturn’s strange moon Titan is being revealed. Researchers have made the first map of the geology of Titan’s entire surface, and it will eventually help us figure out what the climate is like there. (more…)

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25Nov2019

What Is Celestial Navigation?

We've been dreaming of the stars for longer than we can remember, staring up at the twinkling lights that fill the night sky and wondering what they are. We've even written songs about them. (more…)

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23Nov2019

Astronauts Experienced Reverse Blood Flow And Clots On ISS

A study of 11 healthy astronauts onboard the International Space Station for six-month missions has revealed a new risk of long-term spaceflight,alarming changes in the bodies of astronauts aboard the ISS.

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23Nov2019

Adapt Your Eyes To The Dark

Humans like light. We are creatures that rely heavily on what we can see to feel safe and secure. After all, astronomy is all about light, right? (more…)

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23Nov2019

Ten Things To Know About Stars

We see them in the sky any clear night. We write songs about them, stare and wonder if any of them have planets just like our own. (more…)

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22Nov2019

Space-X Loses First Starship Prototype During Testing

SpaceX’s first Starship prototype blew it’s top, literally, during a pressure test of its fuel tanks on November 20. The top bulkhead exploded moments into the test, rocketing the stainless-steel cap high into the air.

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22Nov2019

Japanese Probe Returning To Earth, With Chunks Of Asteroid

Earlier this year, Japan’s Hayabusa2 space probe pulled off the unprecedented feat of landing on a distant asteroid and collecting rock samples to take back as a souvenir. Now, the probe is begs its long trek back to Earth. (more…)

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22Nov2019

Water Spouts From Jupiter’s Icy Moon Europa

Astronomers made the first direct measurement of water vapor in Europa’s atmosphere. It's the best evidence yet for water plumes erupting from the icy moon. This raises MANY questions!

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22Nov2019

Take a Fun Trip into a Black Hole: What’s It Like Inside?

You've managed to travel tens of thousands of light-years beyond the solar system. Bravely facing the depths of the great interstellar voids, you've witnessed some of the most amazing things. (more…)

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17Nov2019

Astronomy Calendars 2020 – Order Now!

Amazing Images Of The Night Sky The Most Beautiful Calendars Ever Offered To The Australian Public! But hurry, we have very limited supply! (more…)

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