First Australians Coexisted With Megafauna Until it Went Extinct

When humans first traveled to what is now known as Queensland, they would have discovered massive animals such as goannas measuring six meters (20 feet) and kangaroos twice as tall as a human. A team of researchers has analyzed the...

The Great Barrier Reef is in Danger of Severe Bleaching Again

​The Great Barrier Reef is set to experience a critical period of heat stress in the next few weeks after the most widespread coral bleaching the oceans have ever seen, experts have warned. David Wachenfeld, chief scientist at the Great Barrier...

NASA And Australian Government Teamed Up For Building A Lunar Space Station With Robots

A new space robotics center is going to be opened with the help of the Western Australian government. An alliance between the government and NASA made this great move happen. The new robotics center location is in Perth, Australia, and...

January Was the Hottest Month in the History of Australia

Last week, Australian officials declared a state of emergency in the Australian Capital Territory. On Saturday, in Canberra, the temperature rose to 42,7 degrees Celsius (108.9 degrees Fahrenheit). This is the highest temperature that was ever registered in the capital...

Australian Yarrabubba Impact Crater Is Over 2 Billion Years Old

The “king” is here! The Yarrabubba impact crater was found in Australia and is the most prominent crater from his “family.” It has no less than 190 “brothers and sisters,” and he is the oldest one. Until recently, the oldest...

Australia’s Prime Minister Requires Inquiry Regarding Government Response to Current Crisis

Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison has expressed his regret regarding the fires currently spreading through the country in a recent interview. He said that he would call for a high degree of government inquiry as a response to the devastating...

Wolfe Creek Crater​ in Australia is not as Old as Earlier Estimated

​New research indicates that the Wolfe Creek Crater, positioned on the margin of the Great Sandy Desert in northern Western Australia is was formed way later on than earlier believed. The crater, known to Aboriginal people as Kandimalal, is the second-largest crater...