Mountainous areas of Tasmania saw ‘just enough to settle’, forecaster says
It was a lot more powerful than anyone believed.
Extensive water channels built by indigenous Australians thousands of years ago to trap and harvest eels for food have been revealed after wildfires burned away thick vegetation in the state of Victoria.
A meteorite that crashed into rural southeastern Australia in a fireball in 1969 contained the oldest material ever found on Earth, stardust that predated the formation of our solar system by billions of years, scientists said on Monday.
Meteorologists give names to large storms with wide impacts — like tropical cyclones and, in some cases, massive winter storms — to help make communication easier. If you have several active tropical storms, for instance, you want to be sure everyone knows which one you’re discussing.
The world’s biggest space agency, NASA, has chosen a tiny and remote location in Australia for a world-first rocket launch.
‘After reviewing CCTV at town beach of last nights storm, it appears we were not alone’
The marsupial lion — a giant carnivore that hunted in Australia tens of thousands of years ago — has long mystified scientists. But the recent discovery of more of its fossils, including a nearly complete skeleton of the extinct beast, has revealed some of its secrets.
A key witness in a 1966 mass UFO sighting in Melbourne claimed the object was “playing games” with local planes in chilling rare audio.