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. The legend of science and screen Neil deGrasse Tyson stopped to tackle questions from school students around Australia in this exclusive In Class With… … 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

A team of scientists have detected a star-crash in space, about 500 million years ago. This article about some impressive technology would be suited to Earth and Space and Physical Sciences for years 7, 8, 9, and 10 as well … Continued

All eyes on Mars

Topics: Chemical Sciences – Radiation and Nuclear Earth and Space Sciences – Solar System Additional: Communications Concepts (South Australia): Chemical Sciences - Change of Matter Earth and Space Sciences - Earth in Space Years: 5, 7, 10 All Eyes On Mars … Continued

Square Kilometre Array

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Topics: Earth and Space Sciences – The Solar System Additional: Careers Concepts (South Australia): Earth and Space Sciences - Earth in Space Years: 5, 7, 10 Video length: 3:46m What will it take to build the world's largest telescope? Why would … Continued