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Monday, 13 September 2021

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Here’s that hen respiratory system segmentation you ordered 

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [21:34:34]  recommend  recommend this post  (202 visits) info
Two and a half years ago, I posted a glorious hemisected hen, taken (with permission) from a poster by Roberts et al. 2016, and supplied by Ray Wilhite, best known in this parish for his work on sauropod appendicular material. At the end of that post, I blithely promised “More from this poster in a

Reichert’s pit, the Fruit Vale White Cement Gravel Quarry 

Oakland Geology [17:01:32]  recommend  recommend this post  (30 visits) info
Starting on 8 June 1871, an ad in the Oakland Daily Transcript touted “White Quartz Gravel / for Sidewalks, Garden Walks, and Carriage Drives, It Makes A Beautiful And Solid Walk!” and offered this recommendation: “Mayor N. W. Spaulding, in his recent message to the City Council, said: ‘The only macadam walks which have so

Columbia Climate School’s Non-Degree Offerings for Fall 2021 

State of the Planet [15:00:09]  recommend  recommend this post  (15 visits) info
Starting in fall 2021, the Columbia Climate School will offer non-degree educational programs for high school students and adult

COVID, Climate, and Collective Global Social Responsibility 

State of the Planet [14:07:41]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info
President Biden’s actions last week represented an implicit understanding of this nation’s global social

Geothermal power sources - renewable or not? 

Earth Learning Idea [11:37:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (12 visits) info
'Rock power: geothermal power simulations; modelling geothermal power sources – renewable or not?' This activity uses a density can filled with gravel to model different forms of geothermal power sources. [...]

Natural gas prices go over 5 year high 

Ontario-geofish [14:27:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info
 The rest of the world can indulge in Potter-esque fantasies of increasing warmth, but the hard gas-guys know the physics.  Air conditioning demand was quite low in the southern US.  And we know that August [...]

Los mundos prehistóricos de Curt Davis 

Koprolitos [13:26:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info
Stuart Taylor en la portada de Jumbo Comics #10 (tras él, un dinosaurio morado amenaza a la intrépida Laura) Empecemos aclarando que Curt Davis no existe. Es un pseudónimo utilizado para publicar las [...]


ARCHEA [10:30:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info
This lovely slate grey and beige ammonite with the fine ribbing is Brewericeras hulenense (Anderson 1938) — a fast-moving, nektonic (no idle floating here!) carnivorous ammonite from the Lower Cretaceous [...] | Impressum