Black hole eats neutron star

Black hole eats neutron star

Scientists say they have, for the first time, likely detected a black hole devouring a neutron star. The detection was made on August 14, 2019, using gravitational-wave observatories in the United States and Italy. The observatories’ detectors picked up the...
Hubble’s new view of Jupiter

Hubble’s new view of Jupiter

The image above shows amazing detail and colour in Jupiter’s cloud bands, as captured by the Hubble Space Telescope. The planet’s famous Great Red Spot (GRS) — about twice the diameter of Earth — is prominent. The giant anticyclone is nestled between two bands of...
Astronomy 2020 Calendar — available now!

Astronomy 2020 Calendar — available now!

The ever-popular Astronomy Calendar is back for 2020. Featuring the best Australian astrophotos from the prestigious David Malin Astrophotography Awards, this Australian-produced calendar is an ideal gift for every astronomer. It includes monthly Southern Hemisphere...