Astronomy

Article image
Starwatch: Taurus and Orion point way to Cetus the sea monster
Obscure constellation’s name features in Perseus myth as beast denied chance to devour Andromeda

Stuart Clark

29, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

Article image
The James Webb space telescope: in search of the secrets of the Milky Way
Billions of dollars over budget and years late, the most expensive, complex telescope to be sent into space will launch next month. What will it learn?

Robin McKie

27, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

Article image
Nasa delays James Webb space telescope launch after ‘sudden’ incident
Technicians were preparing to attach spacecraft to launch vehicle when unplanned event took place

Stuart Clark

25, Nov, 2021 @10:20 AM

Article image
Nasa to slam spacecraft into asteroid in mission to avoid future Armageddon
Test drive of planetary defence system aims to provide data on how to deflect asteroids away from Earth

Linda Geddes

22, Nov, 2021 @4:04 PM

Article image
Moonrise magic: why Friday’s lunar eclipse offers an unusual twilight show for most of Australia
This will be the longest partial eclipse of the 21st century, lasting three hours and 28 minutes

Tanya Hill for the Conversation

19, Nov, 2021 @1:20 AM

Article image
How to photograph the moon on your phone or camera with the right settings
Guardian Australia picture editor Carly Earl explains the dos and don’ts of photographing the celestial spectacle

Carly Earl

18, Nov, 2021 @11:13 PM

Article image
‘Beaver moon’ will feature longest partial lunar eclipse in centuries
Stargazers across all of North America can witness the phenomenon from Thursday night into Friday morning

Alexandra Villarreal

18, Nov, 2021 @5:45 PM

Article image
Starwatch: an ‘almost total’ eclipse of the moon
People in the Americas and Pacific best placed to view lunar event from start to finish

Stuart Clark

15, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

Article image
Record number of new gravitational waves offers game-changing window into universe
Scientists say 35 novel discoveries included a pair of massive black holes 145 times as heavy as the sun orbiting each other

Donna Lu

08, Nov, 2021 @1:00 AM

Article image
For the first time in my life I saw an actual aurora with my own eyeballs | First Dog on the Moon
The aurora alarms were going off as we grabbed our head torches and headed SOUTH!

First Dog on the Moon

05, Nov, 2021 @5:08 AM

Article image
University of Sydney’s Edward Holmes wins PM’s science prize for work on coronavirus genome
Holmes honoured for ‘transformative role’ in Covid response, while Prof Anthony Weiss takes innovation prize for work on biomaterials to assist wound healing

Donna Lu

03, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

Article image
TV tonight: how the climate crisis is turning our weather wild
Panorama investigates the threat to our world. Plus: Jonathan Majors and Idris Elba star in a Netflix western. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Jack Seale, Phil Harrison and Simon Wardell

03, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

1 / 193 pages