News from the Geoblogosphere
New from Snet: Lithologs
, a new tool to create lithological/sedimentological logs online..
Sunday, 10 February 2019
I want Canada to put some money into this. Everybody knows that the electric car is not for a cold country, and it doesn't scale because of the rare earths. Hybrids will be good for a while.
But the piston engine needs to die. That's why I'm reading the physics of the Methanol Fuel Cell. I was disappointed at the current state of affairs. This fuel cell needs to be coupled with a
The earliest fossils are bacterial mats at a couple of billion years ago. But this article goes into single bacteria life as far back as 3.5 billion years. So life appeared quite quickly after the water finally condensed. As they push back farther and farther, it supports the concept that DNA life was 'seeded' from afar. My general thought is that organic molecules would take
All the pictures in this post are from the Tuolumne River Parkway Trail in Waterford.
All in all, it's been a good year (so far). One can judge the quality of a year on the basis of many things, and in this [...]
Der Poás in Costa Rica eruptierte am Freitag 7 Mal. Bilder der LiveCam zeigen die phreatischen Eruptionen. 4 der Explosionen ereigneten sich am frühen Morgen in Serie. Eine 2. Serie ereignete sich gegen 10 [...]
I love being part of the scientific process of naming new organisms and placing them into the grand narrative that is the history of life. It is a kind of rescue — retrieving species from oblivion by giving [...]
Johannes Böhm, 1909. Inoceramus Cripsi auct. In: Schröder & Böhm (Hrsg.): Geologie und Paläontologie der Subhercynen Kreidemulde. Abhandlungen der Preußischen Geologischen Landesanstalt, Neue [...]
Die bergmännisch interessanten Aufschlüsse finden sich am Talschluss und südliche Talflanke des Pflerschtales, eines Seitentales nahe am Brenner in den Ötztaler Alpen gelegen. Die Nordflanke des Tales [...]