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Sciences & Technology



Q&A: Seeing a ‘cosmic monster’

Scientists have captured the first direct images of a giant black hole at the centre of the Milky Way - but what does it tell us?

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Sciences & Technology

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, now featured on a new commemorative coin

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Health & Medicine

The meaning in our stars

Throughout time, humankind has looked to the stars and recounted the meaning they see. We know this is true of many cultures, in many places. But time and place have influenced those narratives and how they were passed on.

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