Perth Academy of ScienceTutor/Teacher in Maylands, Western Australia, Australia
SpaceX successfully launched their new heavy lift launch vehicle today, the Falcon Heavy. SpaceX take another step towards their goal of sending humans to Mars. Not only was the test flight successful but all three first stage boosters were successfully recovered for future use. The Falcon Heavy is able to launch 64 tonnes into low Earth orbit, making it the world's most powerful rocket by more than a factor of two! All with the ability of being able to reuse the three first stages.
Huge cave discovered on the moon could make a good location for a lunar base.
Chinese space station to crash to the Earth soon.
It's something we take for granted today, but there was a time when the concept of the number zero didn't exist. In a recent finding, the invention of zero has been pushed back 500 years.
Australian researchers' historical discovery pushes back the invention of trigonometry over a thousand years.
Newly discovered dinosaur species was the largest animal to ever walk on land.
An amazing new medical technology shows promise for future revolutionary treatments. The treatment involves applying a focussed and intense electric field into skin cells to reprogram them into other type of cells. These new cells can then be used to treat injury or diseased parts of the body.
Mathematics finally shows us how bees are able to fly.
Students, here's a neat technique to allow you to quickly draw a pretty decent circle, just using a pen or pencil and paper. No drawing compass required.
Medical scientist may be on the verge of a cure for Multiple Sclerosis.
Australia's first commercial rocket company is hoping to launch it's first rocket into space in 2018. Gilmour Space Technology, a space start-up, is the sister company of Gilmour Space Corporation, a space education company. Operations will be based in Queensland and Singapore.
The New Zealand based Rocket Lab has completed it's first test launch and successfully reached space with their Electron Rocket. This joint New Zealand / American company hope to break into the developing commercial space industry by offering frequent, cheap launches into low Earth orbit for small-sats. This is the first time a New Zealand rocket has been launched into space.