Milky Way not unusual, astronomers find
Detailed cross-section of another galaxy reveals surprising similarities to our home
The first detailed cross-section of a galaxy broadly similar to the Milky Way, published today, reveals that our galaxy evolved gradually, instead of being the result of a violent mash-up. The finding throws the origin story of our home into doubt.
Innovation Award for ADF’s new mobile medical X-ray
Using unique carbon nanotube technology, hospital grade X-ray imaging now available for field hospitals and humanitarian missions
Adelaide company Micro-X (ASX: MX1) has won the Land Forces 2021 National Innovation Award for inventing and manufacturing Rover, a lightweight go-anywhere X-ray machine ruggedised and optimised for high intensity use in field hospitals and remote locations.
Indigenous health, shark gonads, blind books, and future food: it’s National Science Week!
This year’s festival runs 14 to 22 August with thousands of events around Australia.
Entertainment, business, environment, food and wine, Indigenous, the Arts, health, sport, technology, farming and agriculture, lifestyle, education, and disability media … EVERY round can find a story in this year’s National Science Week.
Free telescopes for Launceston, Exeter and Ulverstone schools, April 29 and 30
Sky-gazers visit the region to get kids dancing with the STARS
Three schools in Launceston, Exeter and Ulverstone will be visited by astronomers, who will present them with powerful telescopes and show eager students how to use them to unlock the secrets of the stars.
More than 60 years to achieve gender equity?
Modelling shows urgent need to revamp hiring and working conditions for astronomers
It will take until at least 2080 before women make up just one-third of Australia’s professional astronomers, an analysis published today in the journal Nature Astronomy reveals.