australian centre for astrobiology

High school students will embark on a mission to Mars and learn what it's like to follow science and engineering careers, thanks to UNSW's Pathways to Space project.

Mars inside

Ever wondered what it would be like on the Red Planet? You can see the next best thing right here in Australia's vast and ancient desert regions.

Stromatolites inside

New studies, by UNSW researchers, of the world's most primitive living things suggest that life on Earth may have begun much earlier than the accepted date of about 3.5 billion years ago.