Both Voyagers are now in interstellar space.
Voyager 2 launched in 1977 and visited all four gas giants in our Solar System. It's now almost 18 billion kilometres from Earth and has finally joined its twin in interstellar space.
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For the second year in a row global greenhouse emissions from fossil fuels have risen, putting 2018 on course to set a new record, according to an annual audit from the Global Carbon Project.
A number of initiatives for Australian women in STEM got off the ground in 2018.
The Athena Swan charter commits research institutions to create a gender inclusive workplace, through taking action and being held accountable. 15 Australian institutions are now bronze awardees.
Put down the salmon and pick up a sardine (or two).
For the most nutritious and sustainable seafood option, try small ocean fish.
Wagyu cattle for scale.
An Australian steer named Knickers broke the internet this week. The heavyweight Holstein-Friesian weighs as much as a small car, but genetically speaking he's within the normal range (just).
The green blob is metal-rich molten sulfide in an ore from the Norilsk area in Siberia, the most valuable accumulation of metals of any kind on the planet.
Liquid minerals containing sulfur behave like a hot knife through butter – they're so corrosive they can melt their way through solid rock.
Signs of life on Mars? These are the tracks of NASA’s Curiosity rover exploring the Martian landscape.
Mars has long captured our imagination, from claims of canals to Martian attacks and now our latest NASA exploration to look inside the red planet.
If you went to Mars, you’d need to be able to survive an extremely punishing environment. This picture, taken by NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity, gives you an idea.
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I've worked with NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Project for 16 years. If you got yourself a ticket to Mars, here's how I'd advise you to prepare. And by the way, any mistake could kill you.
In fact, it’s not even the moths eating your clothes.
If you see moths and their larvae near your clothes, it's a sign that it's time to wash all your clothes and air them out in the sun.
The Antarctic Circumpolar Current keeps Antarctica cold.
The Antarctic Circumpolar Current provides a barrier to heat that keeps warm subtropical waters away from Antarctica. Yet, there are a few places where the heat gets through.
Allégé ou non allégé, telle est la question…
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Est-il meilleur pour la santé de consommer des produits laitiers allégés ? Les experts sont divisés…
Not welcome: the African big headed ant might be small but it can be a pest if it gets in your home.
The ants were a threat to many native species on Lord Howe Island. They were also a pest if they got into your home.
Should we all be consuming the low-fat versions?
Five experts were divided on whether or not we should choose the "light"dairy option.
Keranjang berisi Tuna Sirip Kuning dan mata Besar di Pelabuhan Ikan Lampulo Banda Aceh.
Untuk memantau stok perikanan, sangatlah penting untuk mengidentifikasi ikan secara akurat. fishIDER membantu meningkatkan keahlian staf perikanan untuk identifikasi ikan.
Mixed baskets of mostly Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna at the Lampulo Fishing Port in Banda Aceh
Accurate species identification is a fundamental requirement for assessing fisheries stocks. fishIDER aims to improve the identification skills of fisheries staff.
A new framework gives you full administrative control of your blockchain-stored data.
Blockchain data is unchangeable, which is a problem when privacy laws require companies to delete data once it’s served its purpose.
Antennas of CSIRO’s Australian SKA Pathfinder (ASKAP) radio telescope first picked up the Fast Radio Burst.
Astronomers think they've identified which galaxy was the source of a blast radio energy, over in a fraction of a second. And it's much closer to us than the others detected, so far.
When a fly’s feeling hungry, it will land on its food and vomit out a mix of saliva and stomach acids.
Bush flies and blowflies all vomit on their food, but other flies are a little more polite at the dinner table and don’t vomit at all.
Plastic bags, balloons, and rope fragments were among more than 100 pieces of plastic in the gut of a single turtle.
Autopsies of 1,000 turtles washed up on Australian beaches paint a grim picture of the impact of plastic debris. Even a single piece can be deadly, and on average 14 pieces equals a 50% fatality rate.
Australia’s grain exports will suffer under climate change.
Climate change will change the dynamic for major food exporters like China and the US.