Wolfe Creek Crater – Aboriginal and Scientific Views

John Goldsmith studied Aboriginal astronomical knowledge in his PhD project at Curtin University. Find out how the indigenous local people to Wolfe Creek Crater share their understandings of Kandimalal – Wolfe Creek meteorite crater – in this video. The video was developed by John Goldsmith (Celestial Visions) with the support of the John and Robin de Laeter Science Engagement Scholarship.

Perth fireball – August 4th 2014

This stunning fireball was observed over Perth this morning (August 4th) at approximately 6am. A number of reports have been received via the Fireballs in the Sky smartphone app, and this image was recorded by Curtin’s Fireball Network camera at Badgingarra. The observation is consistent with an extraterrestrial rock coming through the atmosphere, and the Fireball Network crew are hard at work […]