Find out about the latest news, announcements and stories about science at ANU.
Analysis and opinion | 1 Dec 2020
Unlike our hellish neighbour Venus, Earth was far enough from the Sun for liquid water to form and create a more hospitable environment for life.
Analysis and opinion | 24 Nov 2020
Ancient fatty molecules, once believed to be traces of some of the first animals to live on Earth, may have been produced by algae instead.
News | 7 Oct 2020
A team of Australian researchers are about to set off on a landmark voyage to discover more about the Earth beneath our oceans.
Analysis and opinion | 27 Aug 2020
Researchers have collated measurements made by satellites, field sensors and people, to get a picture of the nature's recovery while we've been in lockdown.
News | 30 Jul 2020
A new study by an international team of researchers offers new clues about where and how subduction starts on Earth.
News | 24 Jul 2020
A new study by an international team of scientists has found lockdown measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 led to a 50 per cent reduction in seismic noise observed around the world.
News | 24 Jul 2020
A new study provides a clearer snapshot of conditions during the last ice age, when global ice sheets were at their peak, and could even lead to better models for future climate projections.
Analysis and opinion | 23 Jul 2020
We know the climate changes as greenhouse gas concentrations rise, but the exact amount of expected warming remains uncertain.
Analysis and opinion | 17 Jul 2020
Our responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have dramatically changed human activity all over the world. People are working from home, schools are closed in many places, travel is restricted, and in some cases only essential shops and businesses are open.
News | 1 May 2020
Scientists across Australia will get the chance to show the nation how their work is for the public good, under a new partnership between ANU and the ABC.
- 1 of 10