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Malaysian discovery sheds new light on early Earth

Granite gneiss
Thursday 24 May 2018
Geologists from Curtin Malaysia have dated a grain of zircon at 4.2 billion years old, making it the second-oldest rock ever discovered, behind another rock also found by Curtin geologists in 2001.

Facebook executive appointed Curtin Adjunct Professor

Tuesday 22 May 2018
A leading technologist who heads up manufacturing operations for Facebook’s consumer hardware Building 8 division and Oculus AR/VR has been appointed an Adjunct Professor at Curtin University.