November 2018 – Techs Pod

Month: November 2018

Scientist googles crater find

By Madison 0 Comment November 11, 2018

News in Science Scientist googles crater find Stuart GaryABC Scientists using Google Maps have discovered a new crater like structure in the Bayuda Desert of Sudan. If confirmed, it will be the second such discovery using the popular online mapping tool and could spawn a new generation of home-based amateur crater hunters. Assistant Professor Amelia […]

Sea level changes feel heat from below

By Madison 0 Comment November 9, 2018

News in Science Sea level changes feel heat from below Heather CatchpoleABC The churning of the Earth’s molten interior may play an unsuspected role in sea level change over the past two to 20 million years, says an Australian expert. The finding suggests we are a long way from understanding how sea levels change in […]

New evidence supports Mars ocean theory

By Madison 0 Comment November 6, 2018

News in Science New evidence supports Mars ocean theory Stuart GaryABC Scientists have come up with fresh evidence supporting the theory that a vast ocean covered much of the Martian northern hemisphere 3.5 billion years ago. The work paints a picture of a possible Earth like planet, warm enough to have rivers, sea shore beaches […]

Why hasn’t Australia been badly affected by recent tsunamis?

By Madison 0 Comment November 4, 2018

Ask an Expert Why hasn’t Australia been badly affected by recent tsunamis? There have been many recent earthquakes and tsunamis in the Asia-Pacific region, but so far Australia has escaped damage. Why is this so? By Stuart Gary The tsunami scare along Australia’s east coast following the Chilean earthquake on the other side of the […]

Great sandy land

By Madison 0 Comment November 2, 2018

In Depth › Nature Features › Environment and Nature Great sandy land Summer means getting sand between your toes. But have you ever thought about the sand dunes that shape the Australian landscape from the coast to the outback? By Rachel Sullivan Although they may appear just a big pile of sand, dunes come in […]