Direct from the Perth Observatory and NASA livestreaming, the transit was broadcast to the world live via the RiAus website. You can listen to the audio clips about the significance and history of the transits from RiAus Director Dr Paul Willis and Curator of Astronomy at the Sydney Observatory Dr ... Continue Reading »
[ By freya on March 21, 2012 ]
What an amazing year in astronomy! We will have a peak in solar activity as the Sun’s magnetic poles reverse, the asteroid Eros 433 passed as close to the Earth as it ever has and Venus will pass between us and the Sun for the last time in the next ... Continue Reading »
Current Art Exhibition:
When: Starts on Friday 15 February 2013 & ends Tuesday 11 June 2013.
Illuminations comprises an ongoing collection of portraits of scientists, each highlighting the work of that individual as a part of the greater project of science. We live in a society deeply indebted to the work of scientists, yet their presence in the public consciousness is mostly eclipsed by sports ... Read More »