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100 million years ago two super-dense neutron stars violently merged into one, sending out a burst of radiation and gravitational waves, ripples in space and time, that have been travelling through the Universe ever since.

A unique secondary school outreach program by the University of Melbourne is helping students, teachers and parents to watch the Transit of Venus today and learn more about the universe.

Galileo knew he had discovered a new planet in 1613, 234 years before its official discovery date, according to a new theory by a University of Melbourne physicist.