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20 November 2017
No human has been to the Moon since 1972 and only 12 people have ever done it – all of them American men.  But that list could soon be getting a lot longer. Why the...
25 October 2017
On 16 November 2017, RSES will be celebrating the 50th Birthday of Rig 1, our first high temperature high pressure rock deformation apparatus. This machine was developed in-house...
22 October 2017
Undergraduate students travelled to the town of Bungendore, south of Lake George, to study the local water table in September and October. The students measured the water table...
4 October 2017
They're a long way from North Korea, but from inside an isolated tin shed in the Australian outback, a group of Australian National University researchers are keeping a close...
30 September 2017
On September 22, RSES students contributed to Australian effort to monitor a robotic spacecraft, OSIRIS-REx. The spacecraft swung towards Earth and was directly overhead near...
29 September 2017
Richard John Arculus, Australian National University A marked increase in the number of earthquakes happening below Mount Agung volcano in eastern Bali, Indonesia, over the...
Jennifer Robertson, 'Crystal Imperfections as Agents of Deformation', 2016.
20 September 2017
The first scheme of its kind in an Australian university, the Vice – Chancellor’s College Artist Fellows Scheme (VCCAFS) supports interdisciplinary research...
19 September 2017
Scientists at ANU have produced the best estimate of Earth's elemental composition which will help them understand how the Earth formed 4.6 billion years ago. The Solar...
19 September 2017
The 2017 RSES Field Camp is in full sway, in the highly deformed and metamorphosed eclogite-blueschist terranes on the island of Sifnos, in the Cycladic archipelago...
14 September 2017
Following the recent Data Science survey of school staff and students, the RSES Data Science research theme members have organised a new series of weekly events starting...
21 August 2017
A new study from ANU on a 400 million year old fish fossil has found a jaw structure that is part of the evolutionary lineage linked to humans...
21 August 2017
Over the weekend of the 19-20th August more than twenty staff and students from RSES took part in two separate Science Week events to engage the public in the measurement of...
31 July 2017
An expedition led by ANU will help solve the mysteries of Zealandia, an underwater continent to the east of Australia, and the Pacific 'Ring of...
18 July 2017
New research published today in Nature Climate Change has revealed how strengthening winds on the opposite side of Antarctica, up to 6000kms away, drive the high rate of ice melt...
Help Earth Scientists make a brighter future for us all
14 July 2017
The Earth Sciences Future Fund has created many opportunities for students and researchers to contribute to the global community. Donations...
14 July 2017
Congratulations to Bishakhdatta Gayen who has been awarded the RJL Hawke post-doctoral fellowship from the Australian Antarctic Science Program. The RJL Hawke fellow is a...
28 June 2017
It is with great sadness the School remembers Professor Kenton S W Campbell (Ken) who died on 17 June 2017 following a stroke. Professor Campbell died in the early hours of...
13 June 2017
By Bozana Pasic The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) Canberra Student Chapter hosted the annual Students Meet Industry Night on Wednesday the 26th of...
Why reducing our carbon emissions matters (a little story about climate change)
13 June 2017
Originally published in The Conversation, by Ben Henley, University of Melbourne and Nerilie Abram, Australian National University   There are those who say the climate...
9 May 2017
Scientists from the Research School of Earth Sciences (RSES) say the early Earth was likely to be barren, mountainless and almost entirely under water with a few small...

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