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Earth's heartbeat

Molten rock pulses deep inside Earth, and WA scientists are studying it to help us to understand volcanic activity around the world.

dateNov 14, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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How the Pacific seafloor got its 60-degree bend

Hawaii sits at the end of a chain of volcanoes running across the Pacific Ocean floor, but in the middle of this chain lies a bend of 60 degrees. For many decades geoscientists have struggled to explain exactly how and why ...

dateNov 10, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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The hi-tech archaeological scientists

The lone fedora-clad archaeologist armed only with his trusty whip on a swashbuckling adventure to discover ancient relics from lost civilizations makes for a great movie plotline, but archaeology doesn't really work that ...

dateOct 26, 2017 in Archaeology & Fossils
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