News from the Geoblogosphere
New from Snet: Lithologs
, a new tool to create lithological/sedimentological logs online..
Wednesday, 25 March 2020
Our old sparring partner Cary Woodruff is a big fan of Monarobot, a Mexican artist who does all of her pieces in a Maya artistic style. So he commissioned this piece: Anyone can tell that this is an apatosaurine cervical in anterior view — but which apatosaurine cervical? SV-POW Dollars(*) await the first person to
You may recall the eight-metre Type Specimen of the ichthyosaur, Temnodontosaurus crassimanus, found in an alum quarry in Yorkshire.
The Yorkshire Museum was given this important ichthyosaur fossil back in 1857 when alum production was still a necessary staple of the textile industry. Without that industry, many wonderful specimens would likely never have been unearthed.
These quarries are
Editor’s Note: Independent Study (IS) at The College of Wooster is a three-course series required of every student before graduation. Earth Sciences students typically begin in the second semester of their [...]
At this Moment of Crisis........
Several correspondents have brought the following to my notice.
I think it originated on EPOD, which contains much of interest.
DOWN TO EARTH EXTRA - April 2020
You can get the latest edition HERE
On a sunny and windy August day in 2016, I visited a coastal town called Lyme Regis in the county Dorset, England. This area is part of what is known as the Jurassic Coast which stretches approximately 150 km [...]
Nos han gustado mucho mucho las ilustraciones de George Williams, artista procedente del noroeste de Inglaterra. Dibuja cómics y diseña personajes, y ha publicado en varios fanzines benéficos. Según [...]
This post refers. And this manuscript which has received an unreasonable amount of attention.
Here are a few simulations from the SEIR model I've been using, with different death rates (presented in the pic [...]
By Charro Hey y’all what’s up, it’s Charro here, your resident green iguana here at the museum. You might have seen me on walks around the grand hall with my caretaker. I am the orange and green guy [...]
Echinoids are cool critters that come in two basic flavors, regular and irregular. The regular echioids are the ones you see in aquariums and on nature shows with the long spines crawling along the bottom of [...]
Baffin Island Kimberlites and the North Atlantic Craton
A correspondent has brought THIS ARTICLE to my attention. Researchers working on kimberlites in southern Baffin Island found that wall rocks brought to [...]
Dominic Cummings is a stupid person's clever person.
That's it. That's the tweet.
The long version is, he's a stupid person's clever person because he has read some popular science and juvenile edgy [...]
“I have always loved the desert. One sits down on a desert sand dune, sees nothing, hears nothing. Yet through the silence something throbs and gleams…” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, French writer, [...]
That blank space used to be filled with the old doctor. He was like a hand-signer except with Italian gestures. When Trump blurped out a lie, he would slap his face and express "Momma [...]