Cosmic Chronicles by Australia's chief astronomer, Fred Watson, is grounded in pure science, but never talks down

By Mark Thomas
Updated August 12 2019 - 3:04pm, first published August 10 2019 - 12:00am

Back when he made jokes, Woody Allen reckoned there were only two salient questions about outer space. Were there sentient beings lurking out there, and did they have ray guns?

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