Over the years everyone from sci-fi filmmakers to NASA has tried to visualise a black hole. Now we have the real deal, so let's see who was right and who was wildly ambitious.
It sounds like science fiction — a naval gun capable of firing a projectile at 2.5 kilometres per second — but does the technology stack up to the military bravado?
Scientists have voted to redefine the value of a kilogram, in what they called a landmark decision that will boost the accuracy of scientific measurements.
What will the future of humanity look like? Renowned physicist Michio Kaku predicts it will be in space — and says we may not have any choice in the matter if we want to avoid extinction.
Help cosmologists pick out supernovae from space images, and who knows. You might have "exploding star discoverer" on your CV before the month is out.
From an early age, Michelle Simmons liked to understand things. As she watched her father and brother play chess, she was inspired to do "things that people don't expect of me" — like understanding quantum physics.
Anti-nuclear activists says the Turnbull Government "should be ashamed" for not formally congratulating an Australian-born group, which will receive the Nobel Peace Prize in Norway later today.
When a pigeon takes off rapidly, it produces a shrill whistle that acts as a warning for other birds. The noise is created by just two feathers — one on each wing.