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Category: Science

Message in a bottle

Hidden inside a copper jug, a message from the past.
 

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Science, Date: 29 May 2013

Ghost net art: Great interest in Frank Hurley's photos of Darnley Island

News of the Hurley photos spread like wildfire through Darnley...

By: Ms Rebecca Fisher, Category: Science, Date: 28 May 2013

Controlling Crown of Thorns

Some ground-breaking trials have recently been performed at our Lizard Island Research Station on the Great Barrier Reef.

By: Charlie Shuetrim, Category: Science, Date: 22 May 2013

This Week in Fish: Mako magic

What do you see in the image?  Interlocking vine leaves? Think again. These are the scales of a Mako Shark from the fish collection.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 17 May 2013

Cultural Collections at the Contemporary Pacific Arts Festival

In April, we attended the CPAF in Melbourne to explore new Pacifica social and cultural initiatives being championed in the state.

By: Ms Thelma Thomas, Keren Ruki, Dion Peita, Mr Logan Metcalfe, Mrs Yvonne Carrillo-Huffman, Category: Science, Date: 16 May 2013

This week in fish: A week of beards

ZZ Top didn't visit (unfortunately), but the bearded Peter Unmack did. The totally bizarre Bearded Leatherjacket also made an appearance.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 10 May 2013

Balinese Expressions: Paintings in the Temple

Ceremonies at Pura Bale Batur – four decades apart.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 10 May 2013

7 May: Busting the bank (Scotia Arc Expedition 2013)

We have now been trawling at Burdwood Bank for over three days.  

By: Dr Nerida Wilson, Category: Science, Date: 09 May 2013

This week in fish: Martin, Mike and a bright goatfish

It's not often that my 'socks are blown off' by something fishy, but Erik Schloegl's fluorescing goatfish image really impressed me.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 03 May 2013

3 May: Answers for class (Scotia Arc Expedition 2013)

We had a fifth grade science class at Heritage Elementary, Escondido, California send us questions about our work.

By: Dr Nerida Wilson, Category: Science, Date: 03 May 2013