Geoscience events - Archive

Scientists zero in on valley fault

Tall, educated and polite, geologist Michael Rymer has the makings of a perfect dinner guest. Unless you happen to live in the shadow of America’s most dangerous fault, that is.

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Earthquake felt in Hawkes Bay

An earthquake has been felt in Hawkes Bay today. It measured 3.9 on the Richter scale, and was centred 30 kilometres southeast of Hastings at a ...

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Fossil explains dinosaur's hunting

A newly discovered fossil may be the remains of one of the first stealth hunters, a swimming dinosaur that could use its long neck to sneak up on prey and strike without warning.

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