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Students take control of Australia's largest satellite dish

Budding astronomers have taken control of Australia's largest satellite dish through an education program at the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

GPB.org

Close Encounters Of The Radio Kind? Mystery Bursts Baffle Astronomers

Scientists say a brief burst of radio activity has been detected at the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Merimbula News Weekly

Pambula wears a crown among Sausage Kings

The winners from this year's Australian Meat Industry Council NSW/ACT Sausage King and Best Butchers Burger Far South Coast Competitions were announced on Wednesday.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

CNET News.com

Best space photography of 2014 reveals stellar wonders

Almost half a century after Australia's Parkes Observatory beamed images of the Apollo 11 moon landing across the world, astronomers once again gathered at Parkes' famous satellite dish to celebrate outstanding astrophotography as part of the David Malin Awards .

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Horse

1720 - Australia's Prime Ministers - Nos.2, 3 & 4 - Turbulence & Disagreement

If Edmund Barton being a reasonable person, couldn't hold together the parliament, suffered poor health and had to resign because of it, then Alfred Deakin's first tilt at being Prime Minister was a total failure.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Space photo winners out of this world

UNDER Australia's iconic 'Dish' in central NSW the winners of Australia's best space-themed photo competition were announced as part of CSIRO's 2014 AstroFest.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Central Western Daily

Orange, Bathurst, Dubbo ... which will be the largest city in 2031?

BATHURST will be the largest regional centre in the Central West and Orana regions by 2031, according to recently released population projections.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

ABC News

Astronomy festival set to shine in Parkes

It's the home of the 'Dish' and some of the darkest skies in Australia: both factors that make Parkes the perfect place to host an annual astronomy festival.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Slashdot

Arecibo Radio Telescope Confirms Extra-galactic Fast Radio Pulses

"Fast radio bursts are bright flashes of radio waves that last only a few thousandths of a second.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

EurekAlert!

Radio-burst discovery deepens astrophysics mystery

The discovery of a split-second burst of radio waves by scientists using the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico provides important new evidence of mysterious pulses that appear to come from deep in outer space.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Central Western Daily

Regional university towns will profit from education reforms: Pyne

TOOTHa SFAIRY VISIT:a SCharles Sturt University vice-chancellor Professor Andrew Vann, federal Education Minister Christopher Pyne and Parkes MP Mark Coulton during a visit to the dental clinic at Dubbo.

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ABC News

First hot air balloon flight to be recreated in Parkes

It's been 50 years since the first manned hot air balloon flight in Australia lifted off in Parkes.

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