Exmouth has begun planning for up to 50,000 visitors who will descend on the town in 2023 to chase a 76-second glimpse of a rare hybrid solar eclipse.
Chances are you're not planning on waking up at 3:00am this weekend — but if you do, you could be treated to a spectacular light show in the sky.
More than 4,000 metres above sea level, a line of footprints in the snow is all that's left of a research base reportedly stoking Chinese fears of a territorial "battle" in Antarctica.
Humans have done a remarkable job of making their presence felt on Earth, and now we're spreading to outer space. In doing so we've given rise to a fertile new profession: space archaeology.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi declares India a "space power" after successfully shooting down one of its own satellites with a ground-to-space missile.
A crewless capsule from Elon Musk's SpaceX program successfully returns to earth after visiting the International Space Station, raising prospects for human space flight from US soil once more.
Scientists and engineers have reached a major milestone by completing important designs for world's biggest radio telescope, based in Western Australia.
The Astrosite, a cutting-edge camera developed in western Sydney, could help prevent satellites located beyond Earth's atmosphere smashing into each other.
Some say supermoons are an "embarrassment to everything else we call super", but astrophysicist Brad Tucker reckons tonight is still a good excuse to go and have a look at the moon.