Optical image of Eta Carinae. Credit: NASA/STScI/ESA ‘Eta Carinae’ is an extraordinary star that has fascinated mankind for decades. It’s surrounded by an expanding ‘Homunculus nebula’, shaped like an hourglass. This nebula was expelled in an energetic explosion called the ‘Great Eruption’ that occurred in the 1840s, when Eta Carinae […]

The quantitative model used in the study explains the enigmatic melt degrees and layered structures observed in most cratons on Earth. Monash University geologists have shed new light on the early history of the Earth through their discovery that continents were weak and prone to destruction in their infancy. Their […]

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