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  1. 11 January 2019 - Go Figure

    Why do some people believe the Earth is flat?

    Although science says the Earth is round, there are some people around who still think it's flat; two University of Melbourne experts look at why.

  2. 29 April 2018 - Science Matters

    Creating Pandora on Earth

    China’s famous Zhangjiajie rocks may look like scenery from Avatar, but University of Melbourne research finds water, tectonics and time created this wonder.

  3. Podcast28 March 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    The secret history of stone

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, cultural geographer Tim Edensor discusses what place reveals about culture.

  4. 7 March 2017 - Science Matters

    You snooze you lose in Victoria’s electricity market

    A deregulated, competitive electricity market is great for consumers prepared to work to get the best deals, but hurts those who can least afford it

  5. 9 September 2016 - Under the Microscope

    Hope and grief for our environmental future

    Head of the School of Geography, Professor Lesley Head talks about taking a new direction in the fight about climate change

  6. 15 August 2016 - Under the Microscope

    Stories from the Indian Himalayas

    Researcher Jane Dyson spent years living and working in a remote, high-altitude village in the Indian Himalayas, and tells the story of its people through film.

  7. 3 June 2016 - Under the Microscope

    The climate legacies in our lakes

    Dr Michael-Shawn Fletcher works to understand the environmental history of Tasmania and Chile, by using lake cores – what is considered a 'natural archive'.