New class of quasars offers clue to fate of our galaxy

Astronomers looking for the blue ones make an important discovery. This captivating article could be used alongside Earth and Space and Physical Sciences for years 7, 9, and 10 as well as Senior Sciences. Interactive class activity included. Word Count … Continued

Are you already an ‘official’ Space Scientist?

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Topics: Earth and Space Sciences – Solar System Additional: Careers Concepts (South Australia): Earth and Space Sciences - Earth in Space Years: 5, 7, 10 So You Found a Solar System Word count: 715 How everyday people around Australia recently found … Continued

Lisa Harvey Smith – Astronomy

Topics: Earth and Space Sciences - The Solar System; Big Bang Theory Additional - Careers Concepts (South Australia): Earth and Space Sciences - Earth in Space Years: 7, 8, 9, 10 Video length: 2:30m Meet Lisa Harvey-Smith. She looked up to … Continued

Careers in STEM: Tamara Davis – Astrophysicist

Meet Tamara Davis. She studies “the whole universe”, or specifically, astrophysics to better understand dark energy and dark matter. She was inspired by Haley’s comet and space shuttles as a kid and actually wanted to be an astronaut. Video length: … Continued