Thursday 24 May 2018
Geologists from Curtin Malaysia have dated a grain of zircon at 4.2 billion years old, making it the second-oldest rock ever discovered, behind another rock also found by Curtin geologists in 2001.
By Curtin University |
Environment; Research; Research Featured; Agriculture, environment and sustainability | Leave a comment
Monday 23 April 2018
Paleoclimatologist Sarah Crump is literally digging up the past to predict how the Arctic may be affected by future climate change.
By Zoe Taylor |
Environment; Research; Agriculture, environment and sustainability; Science and Engineering | Leave a comment
Monday 5 February 2018
The rocks bear striking similarities to those found in North America, suggesting that part of northern Australia was actually part of North America 1.7 million years ago.
By Lauren Sydoruk |
Environment; Research; Research Featured; Physical sciences and mathematics | Leave a comment
Monday 11 December 2017
Curtin researchers are exploring better ways to combine seismic and electromagnetic methods for deep subsurface exploration all over the world.
By Daniel Jauk |
Research; Science and technology; Engineering and mining; Science and Engineering | Leave a comment
Tuesday 7 June 2016
Expert meteorite hunter and planetary geologist Professor Phil Bland from the Western Australian School of Mines talks with Cite about what exactly is involved in tracking and recovering a meteorite.
By Yvette Tulloch |
Feature; Science and Engineering | 5comments
Thursday 26 June 2014
Two Curtin University researchers have been featured on the esteemed Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers list 2014
By Courtney Schuur |
Feature; Research; Engineering and mining | 1 comment
Friday 29 November 2013
Research on a Martian meteorite has revealed clues on the evolution of the earliest crust and atmosphere of Mars, in a report published this week in the journal Nature.
By Megan Meates |
Research; Agriculture, environment and sustainability; Engineering and mining; IT and computing; Physical sciences and mathematics
Monday 23 January 2012
Research led by Curtin University geologists has uncovered a wealth of new evidence in the mineral zircon from lunar rock samples recovered during NASA’s Apollo missions, revealing indisputable proof of meteorite collisions on the Moon.
By Andrea Barnard |
Research; Engineering and mining; Physical sciences and mathematics
Tuesday 3 January 2012
Curtin researchers have discovered a mineral previously thought to be unique to the Moon in rock taken from the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
By Jarrad Long |
Research; Physical sciences and mathematics | Leave a comment
Thursday 7 April 2011
A Curtin researcher and team of experts from around the world have discovered that the earliest rocks in our Solar System are more like candy floss than the hard rock we know today.
By Andrea Barnard |
Research; Physical sciences and mathematics