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Controversial Study Makes A Staggering Claim About When The First Humans Settled North America - Gizmodo Australia


Gizmodo Australia

Controversial Study Makes A Staggering Claim About When The First Humans Settled North America
Gizmodo Australia
In a study that's already attracting considerable controversy, a research team says it has found evidence of human habitation along the southern coast of California dating back an astounding 130,000 years. That's 10 times older than most estimates, and ...

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Humans in California 130000 Years Ago? Get the Facts - National Geographic Australia


National Geographic Australia

Humans in California 130000 Years Ago? Get the Facts
National Geographic Australia
To start, the wear features on the rocks match what one would expect from stone tools, specifically those used for smashing up bones, says research team member Richard Fullagar, an archaeologist at Australia's University of Wollongong. There's also the ...
The first humans in America may not have been Homo sapiensThe Economist
Remarkable New Evidence for Human Activity in North America 130000 Years AgoSmithsonian
Scientists are wowed by claim that humans lived in North America 130000 years agoYahoo News
Nature.com -San Diego Natural History Museum
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'Scorpion' Season 3 episode 23 spoilers: A tunnel fire coincides with Toby and Happy's wedding day in 'Something ... - International Business Times AU


International Business Times AU

'Scorpion' Season 3 episode 23 spoilers: A tunnel fire coincides with Toby and Happy's wedding day in 'Something ...
International Business Times AU
The Scorpion team was hired by Kapper Aerospace Industries to fix its thorium power grid in Solvang's Camino Desert in California. Unfortunately, a ... "Scorpion" TV airs in Australia every Sunday at 7 pm on Network Ten's Channel ONE. It airs in the US ...

The unlikely diamond hunter - Particle (blog)


Particle (blog)

The unlikely diamond hunter
Particle (blog)
The device determines the relative concentrations of helium, thorium, uranium and lead in rocks and crystals—including zircon. “We can use the relative abundances of these elements to work out the time-temperature history of a rock.” Brent explains.

Jay's $550m energy plan: Govt-owned gas-fired plant, batteries, new powers - InDaily


InDaily

Jay's $550m energy plan: Govt-owned gas-fired plant, batteries, new powers
InDaily
The State Government has unveiled a $550 million plan to increase the reliability of South Australia's electricity supply, including building a new government-owned gas-fired power station and funding the development of the largest grid-connected ...
Rumble in the renewables: Frydenhydro, Weatherill punch-on!MacroBusiness (blog)

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10 things you need to know this morning in Australia - Business Insider Australia


Business Insider Australia

10 things you need to know this morning in Australia
Business Insider Australia
In 1959, Manhattan Project scientist Alvin Weinberg calculated that if we could somehow harvest all the thorium in the Earth's crust, we could power civilisation for tens of billions of years. All you need is a thing called a Molten Salt Reactor. And ...

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Blame game over rolling blackouts as South Australia promised dramatic overhaul of energy grid - The Advertiser


The Advertiser

Blame game over rolling blackouts as South Australia promised dramatic overhaul of energy grid
The Advertiser
“In fact, what has happened in South Australia — a very, very bad run in South Australia over several months — on each occasion has had nothing to do with renewable energy.” Mr Butler said there was no supply problem in SA, because the state had ...
Turnbull slams Labor's power 'horror show'The Australian

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Found! A 'Lost Continent' Deep Beneath The Indian Ocean - National Geographic Australia


National Geographic Australia

Found! A 'Lost Continent' Deep Beneath The Indian Ocean
National Geographic Australia
Dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus rex and sauropods were wandering around the early continent of Gondwana—now South America, Africa, India, Antarctica, and Australia. As Gondwana changed shape, causing India and Madagascar to move apart some 180 ...
Ancient 'lost continent' found lurking under the Island of MauritiusThe Indian Express
Lost continent discovered beneath Mauritius in the Indian Ocean by geologistsThe Independent
Archaean zircons in Miocene oceanic hotspot rocks establish ancient continental crust beneath Mauritius : Nature ...Nature
Wits University
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Turnbull taskforce to push coal-fired power for north - The Australian


The Australian

Turnbull taskforce to push coal-fired power for north
The Australian
Malcolm Turnbull has formed a new, powerful cabinet committee to oversee national energy policy as the government proposes to use some of the $5 billion Northern Australia Fund to help build a new, commercially viable coal-fired power station in ...

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Should Australia consider thorium nuclear power? - The Conversation AU


The Conversation AU

Should Australia consider thorium nuclear power?
The Conversation AU
With discussion of uranium seeming to be out-of-bounds in some quarters, a growing community of devotees has sprung up around an alternative nuclear fuel: thorium. But is it right for Australia? The call for thorium power is not without precedent ...

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