Tag: australia

Bird appears to set non-stop distance record with 8,435-mile flight from Alaska to Australia

November 12, 2022

Name Godwit He broke the world record for the longest continuous flight ever reported by a living creature. A 5-month-old juvenile godwit was tagged (tracked) and left Alaska on October 13.Went to Ansan’s Bay, Tasmania..!! Flying at least 13,560 km in 11 days and 1 hour, (that’s an average of over 51 km per hour)…

The Gippslant earthworm

June 25, 2022

found in Australia, is the largest earthworm in the world. They can grow up to 2 m in length. That is, longer than a Rat snake. These have a very rare feature. Raising them steeply can lead to their death. Therefore, Australia has a special law and a toll free number system to protect them.

Wolfe creek crater

May 24, 2022

It’s not Mars. It’s a desolate place near a desert in western Australia. We can call this crater by many names. You can use preferred names like Meteorite crater, Impact crater and explosion crater. Although it was only discovered by Europeans in 1947, the locals have known about it for centuries, as can be seen…

One of the oldest known matter in the universe

May 2, 2022

The Murchison meteorite has a specialty to it. It’s not the type of rock that normally lies on the ground and is defined as a meteorite. These are meteorites obtained by direct observation of a meteorite eruption, which means that the samples were obtained fresh by scientists.On September 28, 1968, the meteorite exploded in the…

The Gravity train

April 20, 2022

Australia is the place. A train that relies on gravity is coming soon. The incident is simple. A very long train full of iron ore will see a total load of 34000 tons when it is loaded. The electric engine’s batteries are charged while running. Regenerativebbreaking, which takes place several kilometers away from the factory,…

Two and a half hours live video from the moon

December 12, 2021

The Apollo lunar mission has always been hailed by the United States as one of its greatest achievements. But not only the United States but the rest of the world played a crucial role in this mission. The first sightings of man landing on the moon were received and seen in Australia. The first sightings…

Deep Space Network (DSN)

November 20, 2021

The Deep Space Network – or DSN – is a series of giant radio antennas used to communicate NASA’s space missions. DSN is owned by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). DSN was founded in 1963. DSN dishes are placed in three places at equal distances from each other – approximately 120 degrees longitudinally. 1) Goldstone…

Paleontologists have discovered a fossil of a 25-million-year-old falcon-like bird from Australia.

September 30, 2021

Paleontologists have identified the fossilized partial skeleton, a new species of bird that lived and became extinct 25 million years ago. Named Archaehierax sylvestris, it is the world’s oldest eagle-like raptor. It has a foot span of about 15 cm / 6 inches / s which helps in catching large prey. Larger herds of animals…

Green-haired Mary River tortoise Mary River turtle

August 17, 2021

The biggest feature of the Mary River tortoise, which grows in fresh water, is its green hair. These are nothing but clusters of algae growing above the head and shell. The Mary River tortoise is the only species in its genus. All other species disappeared from the evolutionary history of Australia 40 million years ago….

Fire Birds

August 14, 2021

There are some people who set fires in the forest for their own interests .. Like them, there are some birds who spread wildfires in the unlit part of the burning barn for their own interests. My today’s post is about them …Australia is the world’s worst-hit country by wildfires, with 8 out of 10…