Astronomers produced this dramatic and highly-detailed image of the Crab Nebula, a supernova remnant, in August 2017. It was assembled by combining the data from five different telescopes spanning the nearly the full breadth of the electromagnetic spectrum: radio waves, infrared, visible light, ultraviolent and x-ray. Photo: NASA

Lift off! Flinders welcomes Space Agency

A wealth of expertise in engineering, novel fuels, computing, nanotechnology, communications technologies, entrepreneurship and even space archaeology will ensure Flinders University is a key supporter on […]

Space probe hitchhikes into history

Early Thursday morning, Australian time, the world held its breath as a bar fridge-sized landing probe, Philae, touched down on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

The greatest museum (almost) on Earth

“So, it’s kind of like a celestial race track on which the original model of every winning sports car ever made is still racing around … forever … totally intact … all at the same time?”

Yuri’s Australian story lost in space

On the eve of the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s space flight, Flinders University space archaeologist Dr Alice Gorman reflects on the significance of that feat – with an Australian twist.