On Tuesday, famed physicist Stephen Hawking presented new theories on black holes to a crowd of esteemed scientists and members of the media at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.
Perry Vlahos While Europe was engulfed by the Dark Ages, Muslim scholars were mapping the skies, as can be seen by the number of stars with Arabic names.
Rebecca Colquhoun New antenna will bring Canberra's complex on par with Deep Space Networks in California and Madrid.
Kate Aubusson and Ross Tyson The meteor shower that caused an almighty sonic boom and shattered the peace in Tamworth on Wednesday morning was just a dress rehearsal for Thursday night's interstellar event.
Marcus Strom Help astronomers classify more than 150,000 galaxies across 2.3 billion light years.
Perry Vlahos Craters are visible evidence of direct strikes from projectiles flying through space.
Dennis Overbye The search for extraterrestrial life has received a multimillion-dollar boost, but the odds of finding aliens are … astronomical, writes Dennis Overbye.
Robert Crawford Up in the sky, it's a bird, it's a plane, no, it's a meteor.
Irene Klotz Europe's Philae spacecraft did not have much time to do its work after surviving a bounce landing on the surface of a comet, but information it collected is reshaping scientists' thinking about these icy bodies, research published on Thursday shows.
Cameron Atfield The Brisbane astrobiologist at the forefront of NASA's next mission to Mars has one regret in her stellar career – that she could not lead the charge to discover evidence of extraterrestrial life from her own country.
Perry Vlahos Venus and Jupiter have been performing a mesmerising pas de deux, changing their positions nightly, as they adhere to their orbits.
Marcus Strom For the first time a near-Earth-sized planet has been found orbiting a star that is very much like our own sun.
Daisy Dumas Forget little green men and flying saucers. When - and if - Professor Matthew Bailes and his team find signs of extraterrestrial life from beyond the Milky Way, the moment might come as something of an anticlimax to you and me.
Perry Vlahos Space is so immense that our normal measuring unit, the kilometre, fails to have any real meaning.
Sarah Knapton As the first up-close photographs of the dwarf planet are beamed back, scientists are captivated by a familiar shape.
Perry Vlahos Perry Vlahos is excitedly awaiting the first images of mysterious Pluto and its moons.
Ana Swanson A new study suggests that your birth month has a connection with the diseases you might develop in your lifetime.
Perry Vlahos The solstice is a reminder of the ingenuity of the human mind and how one man on the solstice in 240BC used it for a monumental discovery 2255 years ago.
Victoria Ward A teenager on work experience discovered a new planet 1,000 light years away. Tom Wagg was 15 when he spotted a tiny dip in the light of a distant star during his week-long placement at Britain's Keele University.