A mission to discover new planets potentially capable of sustaining life around Earth's nearest neighbouring star system, Alpha Centauri, has been announced.
Scientists have discovered stars unexpectedly blasting out radio waves, possibly indicating the existence of hidden planets.
Astronomers have potentially discovered the first evidence of the destruction of a collapsed rapidly spinning star — described as a "magneto-rotational hypernova".
Scientists have for the first time detected black holes swallowing neutron stars — reminiscent of Pac-Man eating dots.
An international consortium has agreed to build and operate a ground-based telescope that will produce images sharper than space telescopes operating today.
The European Space Agency will collaborate with the Australian Space Agency on the construction of a deep space antenna at New Norcia, 140 km north of Perth.
The Australian Government is investing $387 million to co-host the world's largest radio telescope, the Square Kilometre Array (SKA).
Scientists saw a clear detection of X-rays from their first observation, just analysed recently, and a possible flare of X-rays in those obtained 15 years later.
CSIRO has signed a new five-year agreement with aerospace company Intuitive Machines to support multiple lunar missions.
New observations of the first black hole ever detected have revealed that it is in fact the most massive stellar-mass black hole ever detected without the use of gravitational waves.
NASA's Perseverance rover — the largest, most advanced rover the agency has ever sent to another world — touched down on Mars after a 203-day journey.
SEVEN SISTERS is a mission to send nanosatellites and exploration sensors to the Moon to search for abundant, accessible water and resources in 2023.
The Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder has conducted its first survey of the entire Southern Sky, mapping approximately 3 million galaxies in just 300 hours.
QUT will develop software to crunch the complex geochemical data that will be captured by the Perseverance rover during its mission to search for ancient life on Mars.
A rare blast of light, emitted by a star as it was sucked in by a supermassive black hole, has been spotted by scientists using telescopes from around the world.