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New from Snet: Lithologs
, a new tool to create lithological/sedimentological logs online..
Friday, 11 August 2017
The gradual shifting of popular visions of prehistoric life has been a theme of this blog almost since the start. Looking at how old, mid-century or earlier ideas stick around longer than scientific consensus would dictate is fun, but one thing that's been rewarding has been watching in real time as the world embraces modern paleontology's increasingly nuanced and diverse view of dinosaurs.
Another cobblestone in that road has been placed with Abby Howard's wonderful Dinosaur Empire, now [...]
Using acoustic footage of a volcanic eruption and images taken by a remotely operated vehicle (ROV), scientists have documented an underwater volcano’s eruption off the coast of El Hierro, the smallest of the Canary
Poison Nut Tree, Strychnos nux-vomica; artist unknown (BHL on Flickr).
It was Dr. William Roxburgh, botanist with the East India Company, who introduced me to the Poison Nut Tree. Actually, it was the [...]
We have established in the boring stories for kids, that the oceans carry heat 4000 times better than air. Wet air is 10 times greater than dry air.
Here is the latest dry air motion, as determined from [...]
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GeoTalk interviews usually feature the work of early career researchers, but this month we deviate from the standard format to speak to Jonathan Bamber, the EGU’s President. Jonathan has a long-standing [...]
For the Friday fold, Callan digs out images of Eagle Rock, Virginia, well aged in his digital archive for a
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In late July 2017 news emerged that modern humans first reached Australia at least 65 thousand years ago. Confirming that the date of departure from Africa to end up in SE Asia and Australasia was [...]
CEO Lewis Black einziger Zeichner/Wolfram Preise steigen Mannheim/Toronto. Almonty Industries hat bekanntgegeben, dass es eine Kapitalerhöhung um 5 Mio. USD
Der Klyuchevskoy auf Kamtschatka hat heute Nacht eine Serie größerer Eruptionen produziert. Dass geht aus Meldungen des VAAC Tokyos hervor. Es wurde Vulkanasche in fast 8 km Höhe registriert. Allerdings [...]
"Rex" (Vlad Novikov)
Vamos con una nueva ronda de ilustraciones dinosaurianas en las que predominan los terópodos de artistas con muy diferentes estilos y procedencias, pero en la que no faltan los [...]
One of the most common questions that arises from analyses of the global surface temperature data sets is why they are almost always plotted as anomalies and not as absolute temperatures. There are two very [...]
Since the discovery of dinosaur remains in the Neuquen basin in 1882, Argentina has gained the title of Land of the Giants. The tittle was reinforced by recent discoveries of more remains of giant titanosaurs [...]