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Birds are dinosaurs. This fact is easily understood by looking at the scaly feet of a chickadee or
It starts with little cascades like this...
That grow into brooks like this, repeated thousands of times over...
Which leads to this...
Our Christmas travels took us into the northwest of California and into Oregon, and as luck would have [...]
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Once again, and one more year. New Year’s in Germany is great because everyone walks around saying “have a good slip” whereas slip is of the banana peel sort, not the sexy underwear. Despite the image, I wish you both! Happy
I've only recently become proficient enough to recognize Spinocyrtia brachiopods apart from Mediospirifers when collecting the middle Devonian in New York. When I saw the fossils below for the first time, though, I knew they looked familiar. They [...]
I’m eating lunch and talking with my friend Bud Ward (Yale Climate Connections) at the AGU meeting in San francisco Wednesday, when I see a gentleman with a sticker on his lap-top that says “MY OTHER VEHICLE IS ON THE WAY TO [...]
Do you know these places? Would a place that has cliffs like these merit being declared a national park?
Thankfully, these rocky precipices are in a national park already. But these are not the iconic features that end up in the photo collections [...]
La sequenza sismica APPARE in netto calo per intensità e numero di scosse, come pare ovvio.Dico appare perché, altrettanto ovviamente, non si può escludere una recrudescenza degli eventi, come in effetti è successo ieri sera: dalle 11.00 di ieri [...]
I have epilepsy. For most of the last four years, that has been characterized by sudden, brief bouts of intense depression and the temporary inability to speak (or even to recall words and names in my head). If I was in mid-sentence, I would be [...]
Even starting off as far south as Ushuaia, it’s a long way to Antarctica – almost 1000 km of open water. We got a peak of the chart below whilst touring the bridge of the Corinthian – they have computer … Continue reading [...]