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This was funny, but I wrote in the comments that they were lazy and should do something. I proposed a big contest sponsored by the dead billies that someone measure the exact value of the 'carbon constant', Prize 3 million to an [...]
Anybody who has ever tried to photograph lightning knows that it takes patience and special camera equipment. Now, a new study is using those brief but brilliant flashes to illuminate cloud structures and shed light on storm cell behavior, giving [...]
The JOIDES Resolution (JR) is making her way up the coast of Central America, steadily heading to her next port... Read more
Stromatolites showing off their arched layers.
As I mentioned a few posts back, I’ve been writing geology/history articles for our local paper, the Laramie Boomerang. Finding topics is easy; there’s no shortage of interesting features [...]
The American Meteorological Society tonight posted a statement supporting the NWS office that was criticized by an unsigned NOAA statement Friday night. (See here and here). In addition, an all-hands email was sent Saturday by NWS Director [...]
(post written by S. Moss) Being out on a boat for two months at a time can sometimes leave you... Read more
Paranoia (1972, García)
En el número #21 (1972), el compañero de aventuras de Vampi , Luis García  (1946), dibuja una “Paranoia” –escribe Steve Skeates- que lleva al protagonista a la prehistoria, junto a cavernícolas y [...]
Sitting at the top level of the JOIDES Resolution, I enjoy the abundance of sunlight. This is different than the... Read more
The Fall of the Roman Empire - Perhaps.
THIS ARTICLE suggests that a volcanic eruption in Central America was the cause of plague in Constantinople, widespread famine and barbarian invasions of the Roman Empire.
The basis for the popular article [...]
This image is of a Lucinoma sp. pelecypod fossil. The fossil appears to be made of plaster/gypsum/calcium sulfate and in a translucent form. The
creature existed in the Miocene Epoch of the Neogene Period. Fossil was
discovered in the Sahara [...]