Milky Way

Telescope finds new galaxies

An Australian telescope used to broadcast live vision of man's first steps on the moon in 1969 finds hundreds of new galaxies hidden behind the Milky Way by using an innovative receiver that...

June 12, 2016
June 12, 2016

Light pollution 'affects 80% of global population'

More than 80% of the world's population lives under light-polluted skies, a study suggests.

February 25, 2016
February 25, 2016

Telescope finds new galaxies

An Australian telescope used to broadcast live vision of man's first steps on the moon in 1969 finds hundreds of new galaxies hidden behind the Milky Way by using an innovative receiver that...

January 7, 2016
January 7, 2016

Star clumps 'good bet for alien life'

New research suggests that ancient, tightly packed clumps of stars found at the fringe of the Milky Way are a good bet in the search for extra terrestrial intelligence (Seti).