Eleven incredible meteorites
The Murchison is just one of many strange and storied space rocks held by Museums Victoria. Here are 10 others—as well as one which disappeared.
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A DIY guide to reaching outer space.
A meteorite from the core of another planet contains one of the rarest minerals on earth.
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The Murchison meteorite
The story behind one of the most studied meteorites, which fell to earth near Victoria in 1969.
Moon rock on display
Museums make it possible to see specimens from faraway places that you won't get the chance to visit yourself.
Planet or dwarf planet?
A group of astronomers are trying to reclassify Pluto as full 'planet'.
Astronomy and the art of scientific storytelling
Capturing the awesome story of the universe.
Melbourne Observatory collection
Over 400 objects and images relating to the operation of Melbourne Observatory from 1863 to 1944.
Great Melbourne Telescope
Great Melbourne Telescope project website. The goal is to restore the telescope to working order so that it may be used for educational and public viewing.