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Microwaved coal turns into graphite

Researchers have discovered that coal powder can be transformed into graphite using a conventional microwave oven.
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Geoscientists unravel Australia’s volcanic mystery

  Geoscientists from the University of Sydney have uncovered why Eastern Australia has been dotted with hundreds of ancient volcanoes.
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Mars megafloods uncovered by geologists

  A research project analysing data from NASA’s Curiosity rover has revealed that Mars once had megafloods unleashed on the …
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Could COVID-19 mystify future geologists?

COVID-19 is a major global shock that has upturned our lives, but how does it measure up in the grand billion-year scale of Earth history?
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Geological tool detects ground activity in abandoned mines

A tool has been developed to detect the geological movement and groundwater flow in abandoned coal mines.
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From pit to pit lakes: could abandoned sites be reborn?

It is believed that up to 90,000 extractive sites are located across Australia today. Academics from the Universities of Monash and Melbourne explain the potential for reviving these sites as vital assets for flood events, water retention and waste management.
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Tackling planning challenges to bring new quarries to life

Paul Stewart and Garrett Hall argue the extractive industry will have to be more proactive and consultative in the planning of new quarries if it is to satisfactorily meet the conflicting demands of construction materials supply and environmental responsibility.
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Earthquake simulations safeguard heritage buildings in Adelaide

The structures of University of Adelaide is simulating the impacts of earthquakes on some of the city’s oldest buildings to test their structural integrity.
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Raindrops proven to bend mountains

A study led by the University of Bristol has uncovered how rainfall has shaped mountains.
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Expedition to uncover geological secrets of Macquarie Island

A voyage on the CSIRO’s research vessel RV Investigator is being conducted by MAS and ANU scientists to map the seafloor surrounding Macquarie Island.
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Superheated underground rocks reveal earthquake clues

  Fluidlike rocks that reach temperatures above 160 degrees Celsius have been identified to cause tremors along part of California’s …