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Meet the new supercomputer
31 July 2013
Dr Andy Hogg discusses his research on the role of the ocean in climate change and explains the computational processes behind his research. Raijin, the nation's most...
29 July 2013
Andrew Roberts, Dean of the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences and former RSES director, confesses that he couldn’t stop smiling when he found out he...
23 July 2013
Experiments run in the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics laboratory at RSES, using tanks of viscose corn syrup and a modified pressure cooker to replicate the Earth’s tectonic...
10 July 2013
In a new multi-disciplinary study published last week in Scientific Reports, a team of mineral physicists and seismologists from Europe and Australia re-investigated inner core...
10 July 2013
Professor O’Neill is a world-leading researcher in experimental petrology, studying the changes that occur in minerals and rocks in the deep Earth. Receiving his BA in...
Australia-Antarctica-India Breakup
6 July 2013
A new study has used computer modelling to show the ancient movements of the Australian, Indian and Antarctic tectonic plates are not as we thought. The international team of...
4 July 2013
In 2011 the skull of a Caucasian male was found on the banks of the Manning River, near Taree. Police investigating the case called on Dr Stewart Fallon of the Australian National...
3 July 2013
The School hosted a morning tea in honour of the official anniversary on 1 July, where Mrs Denise Hales presented the School with a portrait of her late husband to mark the...
1 July 2013
Using an underwater sediment core to reconstruct the last 135,000 years of Australia’s history, researchers from the Australian National University have shed light on the...
17 June 2013
A team of palaeontologists, including three from ANU, have uncovered the oldest fossilised vertebrate muscles ever discovered. The team have mapped the musculature of an ancient...
29 May 2013
Radiocarbon dating relies on the fact that the radioactive isotope carbon 14 (14C) has essentially identical chemical properties to common carbon 12. Whilst organisms are alive...
13 May 2013
We all know that the Earth rotates beneath our feet, but new research from RSES, ANU has revealed that the centre of the Earth is out of sync with the rest of the planet,...
23 April 2013
ANU Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Young signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the NRG and announced $100,000 funding towards the project. The Garden, launched by the...
23 April 2013
Defects found in rocks below the Earth’s surface have a major impact on the transmission of seismic waves, such as those caused by earthquakes, researchers at The Australian...
19 April 2013
New research from The Australian National University (ANU) has shown that a large collection of Indigenous rock engravings in Western Australia could be the oldest in the world...
15 April 2013
Summer ice melting in the Antarctic Peninsula has intensified almost ten-fold in the last 600 years, with the most rapid melting occurring in the last 50, according to research...
28 March 2013
Research published in Nature Geoscience has revealed that pressure release during earthquakes can cause gold to be deposited almost instantaneously. The research was...
27 March 2013
Professor Ian Jackson has been announced as one of the 2013 Fellows elected to the Australian Academy of Sciences. Professor Jackson received the prestigious title for his...
20 March 2013
“I have huge respect for anyone who financially contributes to the project of a student that they don’t know personally. Even though they may not be directly involved...
18 March 2013
RSES PhD student, Aditya Chopra, has been recognised as a finalist for Student of the Year in the inaugural ANU Alumni Awards. Aditya is a science communicator extraordinaire. As...

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