The latest big news is the arrival of MAVEN in the martian orbit. MAVEN means Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution – the fetching name of the... Read more
Space rocks in orbit in our Solar System seem harmless enough. But every now and again they come close in orbit and give us Earthlings a surprise... Read more
There is no doubt that Outback Astronomy enjoys beautiful clear skies, free from light pollution and obstruction, eg from structures and tall... Read more
Broken Hill, NSW, in the heart of outback Australia is a great place to soak up space and time.
Some of the locals have taken this to the... Read more
World Cup fever is not just about games.
Aside from being a great time to look at the underlying science that makes the ball move, it’s a... Read more
ESA/Hubble Information Centre says it is!
In Outback NSW, here in Broken Hill, we have been lucky to observe Jupiter in our vast sky for... Read more
NASA is celebrating Earth Day 2014 by inviting citizens to post selfies from their location, anywhere in the world.
This is a great... Read more
Part of the bigger picture for Outback Astronomy involves setting up our people (Indigenous and non-Indigenous) in new jobs and new businesses... Read more
It would be fitting one day to show the mining elders of Broken Hill, the great pioneers of mining, the future of where resources extraction is... Read more