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.
A note to parents & students that the 2017 Perth Careers Expo is now on. It is being held at the Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre from Thursday 25th May to Sunday 28th May. For more information visit www.careers-expo.com.au.
Amazing new images and data of the planet Jupiter sent back from the NASA probe Juno. The planet's poles have never been photographed in such amazing clarity and detail before.
Life forms discovered that eat electricity:
Expensive handheld graphics calculators may eventually be replaced with web based ones. Certainly the online graphics calculators are far superior to the handheld devices due to the ease of use, greater speed and a far larger image size and resolution. The only restriction is implementing web based devices into exams, something that is not available currently for school based testing procedures.
The brilliant blue of Saturn's pole taken in close-up detail by the Cassini probe as it plunged between the planet and its rings.
NASA opens new command centre at Australia's Deep Space Communication Complex just outside Canberra. One day it may help Earth communicate with astronauts on Mars.