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My next post about the Geology of the National Parks Through Pictures my next series of posts will follow along on a birthday trip that we took back in March of 2019 hitting up some of the parks in southeastern Utah and southwestern Colorado.
The new ELI today is 'A rock is a time capsule – a message from the past; bringing to life the extraordinary stories of ordinary rocks.'
When we see a rock as a bundle of evidence of how the Earth used to be, we can begin to look for the clues [...]
The Trump administration has responded to COVID-19 using tactics it honed in the climate arena: ignoring or burying scientific information, pushing misinformation, and silencing scientists who warn us of the
On the 100th anniversary of her birth, her grit and brilliance are as legendary as her
Mi segnalano che online (in alcuni forum e social network) circola una ipotesi "alternativa" sull'ecologia di Halszkaraptor. Secondo tale ipotesi, la sua anatomia peculiare sarebbe un adattamento per uno stile di vita scavatore e/o fossorio, col [...]
Calymene blumenbachii, Theresa Paul Spink DunnA lovely example of the trilobite Calymene blumenbachii from outcrops in the UK. This wee rolled beauty is in the collections of Theresa Paul Spink Dunn. This Silurian trilobite is from the Homerian, [...]
If you have visited the Houston Museum of Natural Science extensively over the past decade, you have more than likely found yourself captivated by James E. Washington III, our resident dinosaur and mineral expert. Blessed with a boundless love of [...]
Die USA wurden am Wochenende gleich von 2 Hurrikanen, bzw. tropischen Stürmen heimgesucht. Am Sonntag traf Hurrikan “Hanna” auf die Küste von Texas und brachte neben starken Winden Starkregen mit sich. Der Sturm zerstörte mehrere Yachten im [...]
This well-preserved partial ichthyosaur was found in the Blue Lias shales by Lewis Winchester-Ellis in 2018. The vertebrae you see are from the tail section of this marine reptile.The find includes stomach contents which tell us a little about how [...]
It’s one of the most complicated, difficult questions of the pandemic, and there are many ways to answer it, according to Earth Institute