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Teachers and lab technicians had some fun and got hands on with Fireballs at the Science Teachers' Association of Western Australia STAWA Future Science conference last week. [caption id="attachment_1153" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Getting busy at the Future Science STAWA conference 2014[/caption] Over 60 heard from team leader, Phil during...

The Geminids are set to be a great show on the weekend. For more, check out "Everything you need to know" by EarthSky: http://earthsky.org/space/everything-you-need-to-know-geminid-meteor-shower [caption id="attachment_1111" align="alignnone" width="300"] Geminid Meteor captured by Mike O'Neal, courtesy EartSky.org[/caption]    ...

It was an amusing text message I received from Luke this week with some pictures of a very wonky looking camera: [caption id="attachment_1063" align="aligncenter" width="400"] A very wonky camera[/caption] Luke and the team are out servicing and installing yet more DFN cameras across eastern South Australia. They...

[caption id="attachment_1041" align="alignnone" width="400"] Lucy presenting at the Esperance show[/caption] To celebrate International Earth Science Week, the Fireballs team and other Earth scientists at Curtin are visiting schools and events all October. Here's Lucy presenting about her work and how she got into Earth science at...

[caption id="attachment_1001" align="alignleft" width="400"] The evening view at SA camera Gum Glen[/caption] The Desert Fireball Network continues to grow, and over August and September it's been spreading into South Australia. The aim is for it to eventually record the night sky above one third of the...

Rob and Ellie just got back from Beijing where they presented at the Scientific Symposium of the International Union of Radio Science, and saw a few of the sights too. [caption id="attachment_1007" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Ellie and Rob at the Great Wall of China[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1009" align="aligncenter" width="400"]...

[caption id="attachment_992" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Wolfe Creek Crater aerial view by John Goldsmith[/caption] 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...

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...