Before the truth came to light, locals had flocked to the beach taking photos beside the hole, which was branded 'a once in a lifetime opportunity'.
Tens of thousands of people across the state have been left in awe after the incredible scenes overnight.
Talk of a flight from Sydney to London taking just two hours has the aviation world buzzing. Experts tell Yahoo if the idea will actually take off.
A scientist from the US is preparing to scour the ocean floor off the Australian coast for what he believes may be a UFO. Read more.
China has repeatedly come under fire for its lax approach to space debris. But now there are warnings pieces of its latest rocket could fall back down onto inhabited parts of Earth.
The Queensland Senior Constable captured the blazing light above Surfers Paradise and said it was not a sight you see everyday.
The asteroid is classified by NASA as ‘potentially hazardous’ and will travel at speeds of more than 30 kilometres per second.
Scientists believe that if life ever flourished on Mars, it would have happened about 3 billion years ago. We'll soon found out.
Outside of medical science – which took much of the spotlight this year – there were plenty of interesting, fun and even monumental scientific moments in 2020.