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Examples of Australian landscapes. Unsplash

We reconstructed landscapes that greeted the first humans in Australia around 65,000 years ago

By detailing the landscape at the time of first humans’ migration into Australia, we can better understand how people travelled and where they settled.
US Geological Survey, Geoscience Australia

People once lived in a vast region in north-western Australia – and it had an inland sea

Our new study reveals a mosaic of habitable landscapes – now submerged by the ocean – once supported up to 500,000 people living in Australia’s northwest.
Two crystalline materials together: kyanite (blue) embedded in quartz (white). Photo 12/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

How do crystals form?

There are a lot of myths about crystals − for example, that they are magical rocks with healing powers. An earth scientist explains some of their amazing true science.
Perspective view of a lobate scarp on Mercury named Carnegie Rupes, colour-coded according to surface altitude. The crater near the middle is nearly 40 km across. NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington

Mercury: shrinking planet is still getting smaller – new research

Mercury has shrunk by7 km. Most of this happened long ago, but now we have evidence that it continues.

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