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Friday, 24 Jul 2020
  • News

Our responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have dramatically changed human activity all over the world. People are working from home, schools are closed in many places, travel is restricted, and in some cases only essential shops and businesses are open.

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Thursday, 28 May 2020
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Given the importance of accurate reporting of COVID-19 cases and deaths to strategies for virus control, we screened countries’ daily records for possible misreporting by applying Benford’s law. By MAlcolm Sambridge & Andrew JAckson

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Monday, 16 Mar 2020
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New international research has found a worrying change in the Indian Ocean's surface temperatures that puts southeast Australia on course for increasingly hot and dry conditions.

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Monday, 03 Feb 2020
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Strongly worded appeal comes as new energy market analysis predicts Australia will hit 50% renewable electricity by 2030

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Friday, 17 Jan 2020
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Scietists find dust grains within a meteorite - which fell to Earth in the 1960s - that are as much as 7.5 billion years old.
The oldest of the dust grains were formed in stars that roared to life long before our Solar System was born.

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Friday, 17 Jan 2020
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Large-scale irrigation can help alleviate and even reverse hot extremes driven by human activity, and other drivers of global warming, a new international study has found.

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Thursday, 25 Jul 2019

In the 70's, RSES was one of the few labs in the world to work on Apollo samples. Prof. Ross Taylor and three other ANU researchers — Bill Compston, Ted Ringwood and John Lovering — were part of the international team of scientists who analysed the rocks collected from the moon during the Apollo 11 mission in 1969.

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Monday, 17 Jun 2019
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It is with gerat sadness to report the that one of our most distinguished graduate students, Jeremy Richards, died suddenly in Toronto last Friday.

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Thursday, 20 Oct 2016
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Congratulations to ANU Earth Sciences alumna Suzi Urbaniak, who was awarded the 2020 WA Local Hero, acknowledging her extraordinary contribution to science education. Suzy is also the recipient of the the 2016 Prime Minister's Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Secondary Schools.

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