Today (NZT) is the 50th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11, the first spaceflight to land humans on the Moon. Astronomer Richard Easther looks back.
You've probably seen the image, but have you been secretly wondering why it's such a big deal? NZ cosmologist and physicist Professor Richard Easther explains.
Just like the principals, students striking over climate change are seeking control and order. But what our children are hoping to control is the environment they inherit
Last night a bright disk-shaped object had New Zealanders craning their necks at the sky. Cosmologist Richard Easther explains what it was. Clue: not Venus.
Gerry Brownlee's intemperate response to the GeoNet director's calls for a 24/7 response centre damages further scientists' willingness to share their expertise with the public, writes Richard Easther.