The scientific community has plenty of cause for celebration now the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Organisation has finally announced the world's largest radio telescope will be shared between Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
Kiwi scientists are tracking the world's first private flight to the International Space Station.
GrabOne lets Kiwis score themselves a choice deal, and teamed up with Hudson Gavin Martin to dot its legal Is and cross its Ts.
It's looking less and less likely that New Zealand will be selected to host the Square Kilometre Array, a $2.7 billion radio telescope project.
The billion-dollar Square Kilomatre Array radio-telescope project takes a giant leap forward this week with a major annoucenment in Banff, Canada.
What would Earth look like if it had a ring system like Saturn? Pretty spiffy, that's what.
In July 2005, AUT University Professor Sergei Gulyaev and his colleagues spent a series of cold evenings huddled in Karaka, South Auckland, pointing a portable telescope at a plasma disc and black hole 4.5 billion light years away. Their efforts have had a result: New Zealand could be part of the next great scientific adventure.