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What you are actually seeing here is the Science on a Sphere learning area in the soon-to-open Great Valley Museum, and one of the very few blank walls left in the wonderful new center of learning that will serve the northern San Joaquin Valley and [...]
My cousin has been analyzing some Carlile Shale Formation matrix. It was found in Grant County, South Dakota, USA. He has been carefully breaking it down to extract the hidden fossil shark teeth. The fossils date to the Cretaceous Period [...]
The 26th IUGG meeting will be held in Prague from 22 June – 2 July, 2015. Deadline for abstracts is 31 January, early bird registration ends 10 April. The IUGG-IASPEI symposium 8b – Lithospheric Stress and Strain: Observations and [...]
Is there a more beautiful place than this, the Ah-wah-nee, or the Yosemite as some chose to call it.? I'm sure that everyone who explores the outdoors has "that place", the spot that represents the highest attainment of their personal [...]
At this link is a great infographic on The Evolution of The Landman. The posting is brief on text. Here is a little of what is written: Without landmen, 1912’s first gas station would never have formed, and the discovery of natural resources [...]
It's rare to find whole Peleycpod shells with no distortion so I was quite pleased to find this Nucula bellistriata fossil. It comes from the upper Ludlowville Formation (Devonian, Givetain stage) at Geer Rd. Quarry in Madison County, NY. Both [...]
A 4.4 magnitude earthquake at a depth of about 10 kilometers struck Central California near Pinnacles National Park early this morning. We got an excellent seismic record of the event at Modesto Junior College, as can be seen in the picture above.
So for years we'd go to a Greek restaurant and marvel at the tender octopus. We'd ask them how they do it, and they would smile slyly, and say it's a secret.
So, began the Great Research. Everybody had their own secret, like throwing the [...]
As a follow-up to my post about the geology of the Acropolis klippe in Athens, Greece, and in the spirit of my post on the building stones of the Haghia Sophia in İstabul, Turkey, let’s turn our attention today to the various rocks that [...]
Elizabeth Kosters contributed this week’s Friday fold: It’s from Rainy Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada. Click through to read Elizabeth’s post on the site. Happy