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Tibetan Plateau

Monash Earth scientist involved in international research that solves mystery of the Tibetan Plateau

The shape of the Tibetan Plateau – also known as the world’s rooftop – may be controlled by the strength of the tectonic plates - shedding new light on how it was formed, new international research has found.

New research opens the way to understand life on Mars through meteorites

Stony-metoerite from the Nullarbor Plain, South Australia

Research led by Monash Earth scientists has added a new dimension to understanding life on Mars with the discovery that meteorites may be able to ‘trap’ evidence of Martian life.

Monash University guides Antarctic experts to deliver practical steps to protect biodiversity

Monash University, The Government of the Principality of Monaco, and the Centre Scientifique de Monaco have taken a major step forward in the biodiversity conservation of the Antarctic and Southern Ocean regions following a recent meeting of experts in Monaco.

International play to highlight the plight of three pioneer women scientists

We like to think we have come a long way, but have we?

In the days of pioneering French chemist and physicist Marie Curie society regarded science as a male endeavour.

The Gravitational-wave Optical Transient Observer (GOTO).

New era for astrophysics with launch of telescope for detecting optical signals from gravitational waves

A new telescope for detecting optical signatures of gravitational waves has officially launched in La Palma. The project, built and operated by international researchers, is partly funded through the Monash Warwick Alliance, an award-winning global partnership between Monash University and the University of Warwick.

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