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Australian earth scientist Chris Turney has written three books to critical acclaim – 1912: The Year the World Discovered Antarctica; Bones, Rocks and Stars: The Science of When Things Happened; and Ice, Mud and Blood: The Science of When Things Happened. He has also contributed to The New York TimesThe Times (UK) and New Scientist.

Turney was the first recipient of the INQUA Sir Nicholas Shackleton Medal for pioneering research into climate change (2007), recipient of the Philip Leverhulme Prize (2008), the Geographical Society of London's Bigsby Medal (2009) and the AAS's Frederick White prize. He is currently Professor of Climate Change and Earth Sciences at the University of New South Wales.

Books by Chris Turney

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1912: The Year the World Discovered Antarctica