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Venus shines bright in the sky above Victoria. Flickr/Indigo Skies Photography, CC BY-NC-ND

Aboriginal traditions describe the complex motions of planets, the ‘wandering stars’ of the sky

Aboriginal traditions describe the complex motions of planets, the ‘wandering stars’ of the sky Venus shines bright in the sky above Victoria. Flickr/Indigo Skies Photography, CC BY-NC-ND Duane W. Hamacher, Monash University Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that this story may contain images and voices of people…

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Milky Way star map by Bill Yidumduma Harney, Senior Wardaman Edler. Bill Yidumduma Harney, CC BY

The stories behind Aboriginal star names now recognised by the world’s astronomical body

The stories behind Aboriginal star names now recognised by the world’s astronomical body Milky Way star map by Bill Yidumduma Harney, Senior Wardaman Edler. Bill Yidumduma Harney, CC BY Duane W. Hamacher, Monash University Four stars in the night sky have been formally recognised by their Australian Aboriginal names. The…

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