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New ACT Government Program Gives Big Discounts For Solar Power Storage

Up to 60 households in Canberra will be offered the world’s most advanced solar batteries at discounted rates under the ACT Government’s “Next Generation Energy Storage” Pilot.

Two ACT businesses are working together to offer the ground-breaking systems, which use Tesla Powerwall or LG RESU residential solar batteries as a base.

Here's Australia's First Fully Legal Uber Ride

Briefly: Uber has skirted Australia’s almost non-existent ride-sharing rules for almost two years now. The company boasted yesterday that it has completed 10 million UberX in Australia, but none of them were technically legal. Today, Australia’s first fully legal Uber ride was completed.

Watch Australia's Newest Deep Space Tracking Station Get Installed Live On Twitter

The dish of the new Deep Space Station 36 is being installed at the Canberra Deep Space Network centre today, and it’s happening live on Twitter. These photos are a geeky dream to watch.

How Australian Science Supported The Voyager I Spacecraft

You may have read this morning that the first man-made object has passed into interstellar space in the form of the Voyager I probe, but what you might not have known is that Aussie scientists helped get it over the line. Here’s how.

This Canberra Time-Lapse Shows Our Capital At It's Most Beautiful

When you think of Canberra, you think of stuffed shirts, public servants and big flagpoles. This video ignores all of that, because underneath all the political in-fighting, our nation’s capital is actually a really beautiful place. After Dark is a timelapse around Canberra captured at night, and it’s well-worth the watch.

Has Anybody Seen A Dinosaur In Canberra?

It sounds like the feed line for a political joke, but police are hunting down a dinosaur, and those who pinched it from the National Dinosaur Museum in Canberra.

Monster Machines: Why Are The Most Vital Aircraft In The USAF Arsenal Owned By NASA?

While chatter between the US Air Force is spoken exclusively in English, communications between their aircrafts’ electronic systems is more akin to the United Nations cafeteria — a “dog’s breakfast of different datalinks,” according to Lt. Gen. William Lord. Since the numerous competing defence contractors tasked with building military aircraft often install contradicting and incompatible systems, the USAF employs a pair of legacy NASA fliers to act as battlefield interpreters.

Find Out If You Can See Wednesday's Upcoming Solar Eclipse

From 5:30am (AEST, add 1-hour forward for daylight time) on Wednesday, the Moon will pass between the Earth and the Sun, causing a solar eclipse. Not everyone will be able to see the phenomenon, so it’s best we tell you where you can find it.

Target's Response To Canberra Apple Store Opening Was To Send In The Clown

Yes, just the one. You have to give Target credit — if you can’t draw crowds yourself, why not take advantage of the pulling power of Apple? Seems this is precisely what a couple of retailers did this morning at the official opening of the consumer giant’s new Canberra outlet.

The Greens Want To Trial A New Public Wi-Fi Network In Canberra

The Greens have pledged that if elected, they will push for a $100,000 plan to get the nation’s capital hooked up with a free city Wi-Fi trial set to span town centres, bus services and other public areas.

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