The symbolism of Australia’s Southern Cross
The Southern Cross has been on flags since the early colonial period but a University of Melbourne expert says it’s a very difficult emblem for many Australians
Sky fireballs and a shark in the stars: Indigenous art and astronomy
Meriam elder Uncle Segar Passi shares his knowledge of weather, wildlife, sea, land and sky and how they influence his artwork with University of Melbourne
Where have all the stars gone?
We see far fewer stars now than our ancestors or rural friends, now a citizen science initiative, including University of Melbourne, is mapping light pollution.
Coins and constellations
A new $A1 coin features the Emu in the Sky, a famous dark constellation with special meaning for Indigenous Australians, says a University of Melbourne expert.
University of Melbourne's Duane Hamacher works with communities to increase the representation of Indigenous astronomy and astrophysics