Victoria’s volcanic history confirms the state’s Aboriginal inhabitation before 34,000 years
New University of Melbourne research dating volcanic eruptions and Indigenous oral traditions gives us a new minimum age for human occupation in Victoria.
Probing Earth’s deep and ancient secrets
New University of Melbourne research finds that a rock that's the source of most of the world’s diamonds is giving us insights into the Earth’s formation.
Diamonds: the hard facts
Discover the science behind our favourite piece of bling: the diamond.
The man who smashes diamonds for science
A video shows an 8-carat diamond being smashed with a hammer, part of a new technique to track down the source of some of the world’s most spectacular diamond