ASTRONOMY

CSIRO TELESCOPE OFFERS NEW INSIGHT INTO COSMIC MYSTERY

Researchers using a telescope owned and operated by CSIRO, Australia's national science agency, have detected a 'fast radio burst' in a nearby galaxy that questions what we know about...

A cosmic time machine: how the James Webb Space Telescope lets us see the first galaxies in the universe

Image: NASA/JWST It has been an exciting week with the release of breathtaking photos of our Universe by the...

James Webb Telescope: a scientist explains what its first, amazing images show – and how it will change astronomy

A star forming region in the Milky Way. NASA, ESA, CSA, and STScI After decades of development and many trials...

Did a giant radio telescope in China just discover aliens? Not so FAST…

Image: Liu Xu / Xinhua / AP “Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.” – Carl Sagan (Cosmos, 1980) This phrase is the standard that astronomers...

The Eta Aquariids meteor shower is set to light up the skies. Here’s how to get the best seat in the house

An Eta Aquariid meteor (centre) along with comet C/2020 F8 (SWAN) in the background, photographed during the 2020...

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