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Culture Takes to the Sky

Thursday 18th January / presented by Chris Mason

In astronomical news the International Astronomical Union (IAU) recetly acknowledged traditional cultures across the world by giving nearly ninety new names to stars across our skies. It’s big news for Aussie star-gazers in particular, as four Aboriginal star names have been recognised, including the fifth star on the Southern Cross.

To discuss this astronomical news even further today on The Mag is Astronomer for Curtin University, Dr. John Morgan…he joined us in our discussion involving Indigenous Culture, the stars above and the possible implications regarding these newly made decisions made about the two…

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