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The Battle of Long Tan: 50 Years After

by | Thursday, August 18, 2016 |

August 18, 2016, marks the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan, Australia’s first major...

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A Frankenstein Galaxy of Spare Parts

by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016 |

​In a sleepy section of the visible universe there lurks a huge galaxy with a bizarre patchwork of...

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Olympic August: Christ the Redeemer

by | Friday, August 5, 2016 |

Tonight, the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games will take place in Rio de Janiero, Brazil....

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Sunny Solar Impulse 2 August 2, 2016

by | Tuesday, August 2, 2016 |

​Last week, on July 26, the solar-powered airplane Solar Impulse 2 landed in Abu Dhabi in the...

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