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While the reconstructed skeletons of big scaly beasts dominate the main downstairs area of Dinosaurs of China, the real treasures are upstairs, where far more delicate, intricately preserved and altogether fluffy animals await. While some of our [...]
Oh man, this is the best scanner ever, if you really need a scanner. I'm uploading all my really boring papers to Google Driver. The scanner makes them pdf, and then you upload. It works perfectly with Linux, if you kill yourself putting in [...]
The Geological Society is pleased to be working in partnership with the Social Mobility Foundation to help improve social mobility within the Earth Sciences. Continue reading →
When in Rome, do Friday folds as the Romans do? Here are some images from my brief, sweltering visit to the Roman Forum(s) this past summer. The whole region is a jumblepile of ancient ruins in a thousand styles. Almost nothing is labeled. It looks [...]
Chilesaurus è uno dei più
enigmatici dinosauri scoperti negli ultimi anni.
La sua combinazione "chimerica"
di caratteri lo rende inatteso e problematico, perlomeno alla luce
delle relazioni filogenetiche "classiche" consolidate.
Chilesaurus è [...]
Guest Commentary by Cristian Proistosescu, Peter Huybers and Kyle Armour tl;dr Two recent papers help bridge a seeming gap between estimates of climate sensitivity from models and from observations of the global energy budget. Recognizing that [...]
Yeah, it's nice weather for a few days. I'm trying to put on some stain and I can't have it pouring rain right after. The nice weather means I'm not catching any fish. Right now I'm enjoying the effects of Cana-doil, 50% CBD and the dog is [...]
This morning The World is docked in Dutch Harbor Alaska on Unalaska Island in the Aleutian chain. Dutch Harbor was attacked in World War II and eleven Americans lost their lives in the bombing. We will visit the World War II Museum here later [...]
California is the only state whose state designated mammal is extinct. The last California Grizzly Bear died in the 1920s. But we do have bears, but they just aren't quite as terrifying as an angry Grizzly. The only bears native to California today [...]