Expedition to Oz



The vibrant city of Melbourne in southeastern Australia is a center of learning and scientific research.

The team stocks up on food and camping supplies, and visits researchers at the University of Melbourne. The prevailing view has long been that the Australian continent was quiescent, nearly immune to many forces that lift and drop the lands of most other places on the planet. A number of Australian scientists, including Mike Sandiford at Melbourne University, are beginning to question this belief.