Armed with an ‘astrocam’ and a custom-built machine learning algorithm, the Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy is detecting faint meteor streaks in the sky.
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Professor Phil Bland’s achievements in planetary science as Director of the Desert Fireball Network and of SSERVI Australia has seen him awarded the title of John Curtin Distinguished Professor.
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In just a few days, a NASA spacecraft is going to perform a gravitational slingshot around the Earth to rendezvous with the asteroid Bennu … and Australia is being awarded one of the closest views.
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Curtin researcher and award-winning teacher Dr Jonathan Paxman talks about hunting meteorites, the birth of the Curtin choir, Rhythmos, and the importance of involving kids in science.
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Expert meteorite hunter and planetary geologist Professor Phil Bland from the Western Australian School of Mines talks with Cite about what exactly is involved in tracking and recovering a meteorite.
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