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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 [...]
The JOIDES Resolution (JR) is making her way up the coast of Central America, steadily heading to her next port... Read more
(post written by S. Moss) Being out on a boat for two months at a time can sometimes leave you... Read more
Sitting at the top level of the JOIDES Resolution, I enjoy the abundance of sunlight. This is different than the... 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 [...]
These are the people making lots of money from warminess. They just came out that the ice minimum is 2nd lowest, and that the Arctic will be ice-free in a couple of years. Good for them!
My hypothesis of flip-flopping heat flow, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Hornby Island is formed from sediments of the upper Nanaimo Group which are also widely exposed on adjacent Denman Island and the southern Gulf Islands. On this island, a total stratigraphic thickness of 1350 m of upper Nanaimo Group marine [...]