Aleisha Orr

Aleisha Orr

Sci-Tech

Small WA town of New Norcia plays big role in space mission

Aleisha Orr The idea of ground breaking space travel may sound exciting but for the workers at a West Australian ground station critical in the Rosetta spacecraft mission, it’s just about keeping things...

Sky gazers spot meteor in sky over Perth on Monday morning

The 'fireball' seen across the Perth sky about 6am on Monday.

Aleisha Orr There are reports from across Perth of a meteor flashing across the morning sky shortly before sunset on Monday.

Goodbye girlfriend, hello Mars: A Perth man's commitment to space mission

Josh Richardson

Aleisha Orr 'We should break up because I want to move to Mars' sounds like a bad excuse but in Josh Richards’ case, it was the truth.

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Court

'Anonymous hacker' in court in Perth

Men From Scarborough and Penrith have been arrested for allegedly hacking into Australian and internantional websites.

Aleisha Orr The online group Anonymous may have lost some of its anonymity on Thursday when a Perth man charged with hacking faced court.

Science

WA scientists capture 12 billion-year-old explosion

The GRB140311A blast event

Aleisha Orr EXCLUSIVE: A West Australian satellite has captured images of a far away star blowing up about 12.5 billion years ago.

Social

Twitter playing a role in #bushfire emergencies

Bushfire

Aleisha Orr In the age of the smartphone, most Australians today carry a device every day that has the potential to provide vital information that could make the difference between life and death in the case of...

Tech

Xbox 'hacker' makes court appearance

xbox

Aleisha Orr A Perth teenager who allegedly listed a new gaming console prototype on eBay before it was released has made a brief appearance in court.

Your PC could power astronomical research

Inside the Australian SKA Pathfinder core at the MRO. <i>Photo: ICRAR</i>

Aleisha Orr Household computers across the world are helping power the processing of astronomical observations of distant galaxies as part of a project based in Perth.

Satellites to begin transmitting live data

Screen shot from SKA Australia anamatic.

Aleisha Orr Satellites will begin operation at the Midwest site of the world's largest project of its kind in the next two months.

Online romance costs Perth woman $100,000

katie stuart

Aleisha Orr Perth woman Katie Stuart thought she had found love, but instead she was scammed out of almost $100,000