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16 March 2012
Although the Earth and Venus are very similar planets in terms of mass and proximity to the sun, one very significant difference between them is that Venus has no plate tectonics...
16 March 2012
Check out the new Facebook page about the Australian Seismometers in Schools, a four year outreach program the Research School of Earth Sciences is involved in. We have...
8 March 2012
The Research School of Earth Sciences has occupied a new building in the Jaeger complex on Mills Road, corner Eggleston Road. The Jaeger 8 building was designed with an eye on...
8 March 2012
She may have grown up in Africa’s land-locked Republic of Uganda, but Aimée Komugabe has always felt the inescapable pull of the ocean tide. But it wasn’t until after...
8 March 2012
Researchers from The Australian National University have used the latest earthquake-measuring technology to image the tectonic plate beneath southeast Australia and reveal for the...
15 December 2011
RSES scientists make the final in the The Australian Innovation Challenge, Environment category and win the reader's choice award. More information: http://www....
6 December 2011
ANU researchers have been honoured in all three categories of the 2012 Academy of Science awards. Among the winners is Professor Gordon Lister of the Research School of Earth...
21 November 2011
A science-art display-exhibition inspired by an earth and marine sciences expedition led by The Australian National University (ANU) on the CSIRO research vessel Southern Surveyor...
13 September 2011
A recently accepted paper in GRL entitled 'Benford's law in the natural sciences' a collaboration between Prof. Malcolm Sambridge (RSES), Hrvoje Tkalčić (RSES) and...
9 September 2011
Australian Scientific Instruments (ASI) took home two awards (Small to Medium Manufacturer Award and ACT Exporter of the Year Award) for their flagship product the...
20 February 2010
In preparation for operating the FG5 at sites such as Wagin where mains power will not be available the system is being tested using generator power at Mount Stromlo seismic vault...
24 April 2008
The new FG5 Absolute Gravimeter purchased for the AuScope Geospatial Gravity program has arrived and successfully begun its first set of observations. A major initiative in the...
28 March 2008
The system was unpacked and inspected at ANU and showed no signs of trauma during transit. Initial setup was begun at ANU where Derek van Westrum of Micro-g LaCoste provided four...

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