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Researchers have announced a series of discoveries providing some of the first hints as to the origin of black hole mergers.

Researchers reveal the origins of merging black holes

Over the past five years, astronomy has been revolutionised as scientists have used ripples in the fabric of spacetime, called gravitational waves, to reveal the secrets of the previously hidden world of black holes. Gravitational waves are created when two black holes merge in a cataclysmic release of energy, but until now, there were few clues as to how and why black holes merge.

Physics and Astronomy 29 October 2020

Common liverwort study has implications for crop manipulation

The ethylene signalling pathway has been characterised in flowering plants

A new study on genetic pathways in the common liverwort could have future implications for crop manipulation.

Biology 27 October 2020

Ice loss likely to continue in Antarctica – even if climate change is brought under control, study warns

A new international study led by Monash University climate scientists has revealed that ice loss in Antarctica persisted for many centuries after it was initiated and is expected to continue.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment 22 October 2020

Stressed out volcanoes more likely to collapse and erupt, study finds

An international study led by Monash scientists has discovered how volcanoes experience stress. The study, published today in Scientific Reports, has implications for how the world might be better protected against future volcano collapses.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment 16 October 2020

Professor Craig White to lead Monash University’s School of Biological Sciences

Congratulations to Professor Craig White on his new appointment as interim Head of the School of Biological Sciences.

Biology 13 October 2020
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