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Puerto Rico's seismic sequence is entering its fifth month, and is still generating large earthquakes. Here's the tectonic story.
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A correspondent has brought this magazine of the Horsham Geological Field Club to my notice and now I bring it to yours!
If I edited a magazine as good as this I would be very proud! Read it and Marvel!
You can get it HERE. [...]
Okay, I thought the Pacific air would break through and give us warmth for my birthday. Now, we have nice warm days, freezing nights. Not time to put in plants. I'm not even putting tomatoes under the greenhouse, like I did the last few years.
Picture of the cranium fossil of a Panthera toscana (aka panther, Tuscany lion, Tuscany jaguar). It was found near Olivola, Val di Magra, Italy in 1890. This fossil dates to the late Pliocene Epoch to early Pleistocene Epoch (Villafranchian age) [...]
This is price we pay for having a warmie-paradise February. The Halvsie El Nino put all that warm air right over us and ignored the Arctic. My kids still make fun of me when I predicted a cold winter. "What about now?", I say. They [...]
When we survey the field of pre-Contact indigenous cultures in the Americas, the ancient Maya are by far the one we know the most about. Like other cultures, the Maya have left us a very rich archaeological record. We can excavate and investigate [...]
Some interesting articles to read:
1) How did Homo sapiens evolve in Africa? Did one population branch off and evolve all the traits of 'modern humans' in isolation or were there several populations spread across the continent which at times [...]
Widely considered a screen against contamination, clay layers may actually enhance arsenic leakage into some aquifers, study
Non è certo un evento eccezionale quello di Creta: da quelle parti l'attività sismica è abbastanza importante. Anzi è l'area europea dove la frequenza dei terremoti è maggiore. Meno male che l'evento ha avuto l'epicento in mare aperto e non [...]