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  1. 5 October 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Getting sick in space on the way to Mars

    On the long, deep-space journey to Mars, humans will face unique health risks - but a University of Melbourne expert says the solutions are closer than we think

  2. 19 September 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    The students who built Australia’s first satellite

    The surprising story of a group of University of Melbourne students who in 1970 built and launched Australia's first satellite, Australis OSCAR 5, into space.

  3. 31 March 2017 - Science Matters

    Alien life as we know it

    Science is showing that the discovery of life on another planet - the premise of the movie Life - is becoming more likely. Our scientist / reviewer explains why

  4. 15 February 2017 - Science Matters

    Supermassive black hole controls star birth

    A supermassive black hole 5.7 billion light years away is producing hundreds of stars every year by apparently regulating bursts of hot gases

  5. 21 December 2016 - Science Matters

    To infinity and beyond

    The past 18 months has seen incredible developments in our understanding of the universe. Here Pursuit revisits five of the biggest and previews what to expect.

  6. 14 June 2016 - Engineering & Technology

    Countdown to spaceshot

    University of Melbourne engineering, law, education and business students are focusing on launching an innovative satellite network.

  7. 6 November 2015 - Science Matters

    What happened to Mars’ atmosphere?

    Nasa says the MAVEN spacecraft reveals Mars' atmosphere is blowing in the solar wind, and the stronger the wind is, the more dramatic the loss.

  8. 29 September 2015 - Science Matters

    Running water = possibly life on Mars

    Discovering liquid water on the Red Planet is a big step towards finding life forms, but don't get too excited just yet - definitive proof is still years away.

  9. 24 September 2015 - Science Matters

    An astrophysicist meets The Martian

    Does Ridley Scott's new movie pass the science test? Mars-obsessive and astrophysicist Dr Katie Mack finds out.