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Early Earth hazy one day, clear the next

Monday, 19 March 2012

A new study of ancient South African rocks indicates Earth may have experienced huge swings in its early atmosphere.

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The oldest alpha male chimpanzee in Uganda known as Zakayo eats a piece of cake

How 'natural' is democracy?

Friday, 24 February 2012
You may have heard of top dogs, queen bees and kings of the jungle, but never senators of the savannah and voter ants.

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The magic of the first kiss

Monday, 13 February 2012
A kiss is just a kiss. Or is it? Whether you're looking for love or happily coupled this Valentine's Day, take a moment to ponder the incredible moment that is... the first kiss.

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Why are rising CO2 levels caused by burning fossil fuels?

Wednesday, 14 March 2012
How fast are carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere rising? How can you tell that rising carbon dioxide levels are caused by burning fossil fuels and not natural causes such as bushfires, volcanoes, rising ocean or soil temperatures?

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Cigarettes as radioactive as x-rays

Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Peering through the propaganda smokescreen, Dr Karl finds out why smoking cigarettes can be as radioactive as a daily x-ray. 19 comments

The Reuven Ramaty High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager (RHESSI), launched in 2002, explores the explosive energy released in solar flares. Can solar storms unleash communications chaos?

Tuesday, 6 March 2012

The more reliant we become on electronic gadgetry, the more vulnerable we are to a solar superstorm. 3 comments

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Powerful owlAussie birds quiz

Wednesday, 7 March 2012

Can you tell the difference between a cuckoo and a cockatoo, or a peregrine and a penguin?

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Chemistry quizChemistry quiz

Wednesday, 24 February 2010

Is your chemistry knowledge as light as helium or as heavy as plutonium?

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Your beach treasures

Come beachcombing with us and see the beautiful treasures discovered along our sandy beaches and under the waves by our photo competition winners and finalists.

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Need a patent? Tim Gillet's your man. Watch Ace Day Jobs to find out how he became a patent examiner.Patent examiner

Tuesday, 15 December 2009

Tim Gillet holds the future of new inventions in his hands. Watch Ace Day Jobs to find out why he became a patent examiner and what the job involves.

Kathy Belov's love of science is in her genes.Geneticist

Tuesday, 8 December 2009

Kathy Belov's love of science is in her genes. Watch Ace Day Jobs and find out how her work as a geneticist helps Tasmanian devils.

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