Ice, ice breaker 🎶
Welcome to town @AusAntarctic RSV #Nuyina! Sorry about the weather (and the lockdown) but great to have you home in #Hobart! We look forward to working with you.
Love from #RVInvestigator and the CSIRO team ❤
Behold the beautiful and blue Mycena interrupta, commonly known as 'pixie's parasols'. #FungiFriday
Almost looking like a crystal, they live in small colonies in wet areas, on fallen logs and branches.
📸: Evelyn (IG: naturemybackyard)
Antarctic science is getting an upgrade! This Sat 16 Oct, the new @AusAntarctic icebreaker, RSV #Nuyina, arrives in Hobart ⛴
We’ll be broadcasting the arrival from #RVInvestigator via our livestream (approx. 7-10 am AEDT on Sat).
👀 Watch live here: mnf.csiro.au/
Pack your gumboots as a La Niña is looking likely. 🌧️
The @BOM_au has announced a very high chance of a La Niña forming in the coming months. That means you can expect wetter conditions than normal for this time of year. ☁️
📝 : @abcnews_au 🎨: leighrigozzi (On IG)
What looks kinda like a moth and gets called a moth, but isn't actually a moth at all? 💚
Say hi to Siphanta acuta (also known as a fish moth, green planthopper and even a torpedo bug).
📷: Karin Taylor (IG: karinlouisetaylor2)
Take a look at the future of Australian geoscience and Australia’s Downward Looking Telescope (DLT).
The DLT is the Australian geoscience community’s vision for a futureproof research infrastructure system to benefit Australia’s sustainable future. piped.kavin.rocks/watch?v=_5OVUXh5…
When you can leave the house but you've forgotten how to squawk with people. 🏠
This #CreatureFeature is courtesy of the sulphur-crested cockatoo. These cockatoos stay in the same place all year around. 🗺️
📸 : onephatasian (On IG)
What features should Australian homes have? 🏡
What do you think of the new TV show Renovate or Rebuild? 📺
Share your thoughts in this simple research study and you will go in the draw to virtually meet one of your favourite contestants from the show!
This beautiful fish is the Red Indianfish. 🔺
They are endemic to Australia and the only known species in their genus. They can live in shallow and deep waters and protect themselves among sponges that they resemble. 🐟
📸 : Lachlan Hall (wild_lachie on IG)
Do you know how your immune system works? And what happens when a virus like SARS-CoV-2 enters your body? 😷
We spoke with our COVID-19 expert, immunologist Dr Daniel Layton, about how vaccines work with our immune systems.
Why do I need a vaccine if I have a healthy immune system?
Working on a project or idea with a defence industry application? D.Start Spark is the first step towards understanding the customer and market. The program gives you the skills, frameworks and mindset to determine 'proof of problem'.
Apply now. csiro.au/en/work-with-us/fun…
This wombat was us looking for things to do while @Facebook was down. 📱
And getting busy on @Twitter. 📃
We hope you're having as much fun as this little cutie on #WombatWednesday 🧡
📹 | wilbur.wombat (on IG)