Explore Magazine – Summer 2013
Explore, the news and events magazine of the Australian Museum and Australian Museum Members, is published biannually.
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Editor Brendan Atkins
Design Louise Cornwell
Production Jenny Hooker
Views expressed are not necessarily those of the Museum.
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- 8- On the Record
Sydney’s harbour is the most biodiverse 8 in the world by Shane Ahyong, Pat Hutchings, Mick Ashcroft, Mark McGrouther and Mandy Reid
- 18 - Review
- 22 - Insect soup anyone?
New foodie craze or citizen science project? by Juliet Gauchat
- 30 - Getting into deep water
Studying animals from the ocean depths by Torben Riehl
- 32 - Confusing the scientists
How a fossilised skull fooled the experts by Yong Yi Zhen
- 7 - Musings
What’s new in culture
- 17 - Review
The Aboriginal Story of Burke and Wills
- 26 - Collecting Indigenous languages
An early explorer collected words and specimens by Vanessa Finney
- 19 - Opening up
Meeting the resurgent interest in Aboriginal cultures by Laura McBride
- 2 - On the record
Comings and goings at the Museum
- 3 - Digging for dugongs
The Dugong once frolicked in Botany Bay by Patricia Egan
- 4 - On the tyrannosaur trail
Tyrannosaurs once ruled the world by Anne Musser
- 13 - Highlights & snapshots
Our annual report to Members
- Xplorer young scientist liftout
- 19 - Xplanations
Search > Discover
- 20 - In your backyard
With Martyn Robinson
- 34 - Members events
Travel, talks and walks
- 1 - From the Director
- 24 - Leaner and greener
Balancing collection care with environmental costs by Colin MacGregor