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3 Feb 2022
Giant mountain ranges rivalling the Himalayas supercharged the evolution of early life on earth, Australian National University researchers say.
2 Feb 2022
“It was very stressful,” Hana says. “I was worried about so many things. It was the very first time I lived all alone, and it was a totally different country....
17 Jan 2022
‘The equivalent of 1000 Hiroshima bombs’: World watched a tremendous explosion in Tonga
11 Jan 2022
Obituary-Professor Leanne Armand, ANZIC Director (1968-2022)
20 Dec 2021
“This is wild,” says Tharika Liyanage talking about cheilanthanes. And the thing is, you can’t help but agree – even if you don’t know what cheilanthanes are.
20 Dec 2021
How is our Earth's inner core like a cake? According to Professor Hrvoje Tkalčić and Sheng Wang from The Australian National University (ANU), there are...
27 Nov 2021
A year of heavy rainfall has Lake George looking very full of water, a far cry from the dry state it was in during the drought of 2017-2019.
23 Nov 2021
A significant mission to retrieve 27 seismometers from the rugged ocean floor near Macquarie Island in the Southern Ocean will unlock the secrets of the Earth...
19 Nov 2021
The prize after decades of investment into geoscience data, tools and collaboration between government and industry? A mineral deposit discovery that will...
2 Nov 2021
The Australian Meteorological & Oceanographic Society (AMOS) today released its position statement on climate change
1 Nov 2021
The September earthquake in eastern Victoria shook the ground for hundreds of kilometres around and damaged buildings as far away as Melbourne – and took many...
29 Oct 2021
Scientists share analysis of first fresh samples from the moon in more than 40 years