Cosmic bursts find all that missing matter

Mysterious explosions emitting radio waves in space help solve a longstanding mystery. This resource is suited to students in years 8, 9, and 10 studying Earth and Space, Chemical and Physical sciences. It discusses Australia’s contribution to the detection of … Continued

Why astronomy matters in times of crisis

It’s about international bonds and inspiration, not just technology. This article focusses on Australian astronomy being carried out right now, and the importance of continuing this work through the pandemic. Use it to demonstrate some history of astronomy and the … Continued

In Class With… Neil deGrasse Tyson

Get access to the biggest STEM names and brightest minds with our In Class With... series. Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems, The Body Earth and Space Sciences - The Solar System, Big Bang Theory, The Changing Earth Physical Sciences - … Continued

Columbia: NASA blew it

Word Count / Video Length: 379 / 10:00 mins NASA’s return to space after the Columbia disaster was “ugly” and fraught with internal arguments and mistrust, says Charles Camarda – a NASA astronaut who flew on the mission. This gripping … Continued

Australian astrophysicists detect ancient star-crash

Topics: Earth and Space Sciences - Big Bang Theory Physical Sciences - Forces, Energy Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Earth and Space Sciences - Earth in Space Physical Sciences - Forces and Motion, Energy Years: 7, 8, … Continued

Australian astronomers track down the source of elusive fast radio burst

Topics: Chemical Sciences - Atoms, Solids/Liquids/Gases, Particle Models Earth and Space Sciences - Solar System, Big Bang Theory Physical Sciences - Forces, Energy Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Chemical Sciences - Properties of Matter, Change of Matter … Continued