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This discovery will shape the hunt for life on exoplanets.
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From far north Queensland to the southern tip of Tasmania, there is a common geological mechanism that links Eastern Australia’s volcanic history.
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How we traced the origin of the sarsen stones.
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Scientists have now dated the 'Great Oxidation Event' to just before the planet's first 'snowball' period.
Working out where Aboriginal remains came from will in take researchers from several disciplines working together.
It's not always easy to work out where Aboriginal remains came from, but science can help.
Ponds are good for more than just decorating the garden – they could be your best tool in fighting climate change.
The comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, seen up close.
Dust can be instructive. The analysis of those collected around the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko provided new information on the history of the solar system.
Search for glass beads to reveal the past.
Meteorite impacts can be very destructive. One that fell in Mexico around 66m years ago created a 180km crater and caused…
Analysis of fragments of the Chelyabinsk meteorite shows it either collided with another body before hitting the atmosphere…
Carbon modelling is easier to create for surface cycles, but deep in the Earth’s crust things become a lot more difficult…
It’s time we got to the core of our planet’s early history.
As of today, the world might have changed forever. A fundamental assumption underpinning much of modern geochemistry is that the earth has the same composition as a class of meteorites called chondrites…