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15 Mar 2022
Climate models are the best tools we have to predict the future of our planet and make better environmental decisions.
15 Feb 2022
"For a long time no-one really knew for sure what these mysterious ULVZs were made up of."
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...
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...
10 Oct 2021
A new study has shown for the first time how Australia's rich geological history is reflected deep below the Earth's surface.
18 Aug 2021
From movie suggestions to self-driving vehicles, machine learning has revolutionised modern life. Experts are now using it to help solve one of humanity’s...
17 Aug 2021
480 million-year-old fossil spores from Western Australia record how ancient plants spread to land »
When plants first ventured onto the land, evolving from freshwater-dwelling algae, more than 500 million years ago, they transformed the planet. By drawing...
16 Aug 2021
The SHRIMP Steering Committee is excited to announce the following recipients of “ANU Research School of Earth Sciences – SHRIMP Awards”. There was stiff...
12 Aug 2021
‘How high above sea level am I?’ If you’ve googled this, you’re likely asking the wrong question — an expert explains »
The latest report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is confronting. It finds global mean sea levels rose by about 20...