Ocean Science

Discover stories behind the latest exhibitions, fascinating explorations into ocean science, and the surprising details of what happens inside (and outside) a modern working museum.

 

Highlights

 

Articles

Image showing ocean and sand

20 Dec 2019

5 secret beaches you have to visit in Australia
Four individuals lowering 20 tiles attached to a board into the water for a scientific experiment

09 Dec 2019

Science at work: Settlement plates and space invaders
Dripping water tap

03 Dec 2019

10 ways to save water at home
Itata shipwreck - Sydney Harbour

20 Sep 2019

4 surprising shipwrecks of Sydney Harbour
Dr Vanessa Pirotta (second version)

12 Sep 2019

Whales and wonder with Dr Vanessa Pirotta
Arctic puffins, Svalbard. Image Michael Aw

25 Jul 2019

Elysium Arctic: Artists for social change
Curator of Ocean Science and Technology at the Australian National Maritime Museum – Emily Jateff

23 May 2019

Fast Five - Quick Questions with Maritime Archaeologist Emily Jateff

01 May 2019

A visit to Titanic
Multi-beam echo	sounder	image of SS Macumba. Image: CSIRO/Marine National Facility.

05 Apr 2019

High-tech wreck hunting on board the RV Investigator
Dead Reef - Underwater Earth by Christophe Bailhache

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Events and Activities

Habitat

Exhibition

Sydney Harbour Gallery
On the waterfront - Cape Bowling Green lighthouse

Exhibition

On The Waterfront

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Encounters 2020
Encounters 2020
Cooks Voyage Game
Cook's Voyages Game
Navigate by the stars
The HMB Endeavour's Voyage of Exploration

Videos

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The Strange Big Canoe
Australian National Maritime Museum & The Sea
Timelapse - Sea Monsters exhibition install