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Is there something in the world you desperately want to change? Whether it be campaigning to save a US state rock, fighting UK science funding cuts or getting mad about climate change – many of us dream of picking up a placard and making a [...]
Hello again. I haven't posted in awhile because I've been busy with final exams for the Fall semester. Those ended last week so I've been back at the office making more progress on my research.
I am very pleased to share with everyone a [...]
Today it’s the turn of Colin Palmer, an aero engineer turned pterosaur researcher in Bristol who takes us through his new paper on their flight mechanics. And inevitably has some issues with how his work was portrayed in the media. Colin of [...]
The fifth and final day of the American Geophysical Union meeting was my busiest by far.
In the morning I attended several talks in a geomorphology session about Transient Landscapes. The idea is that there are landscapes that can approach a steady [...]
Kansas might be flatter than a pancake, but some of the moons circling Jupiter and Saturn are not. The relatively tiny, icy, rocky moons of the outer solar system host a gigantic array of interesting surface features. Some features are fairly [...]
Lavasee in der Caldera des Erta Ale, Credit: Rolf Cosar - Wikipedia
Im Nordosten Äthiopiens erhebt sich der 613 m hohe Vulkan Erta Ale. Er liegt nicht nur mitten im Afar Dreieck und damit im Afrikanischen Rift, er ist auch einer der [...]
Interesante descubrimiento de Christine Verna, del Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, y Francesco d'Errico de la Universidad de Bordeaux. Herramientas neandertales hechas con huesos, no sólo de diferentes tipos de animales, sino [...]
“Shale gas refers to natural gas that is trapped within shale formations. Over the past decade, the combination of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing has allowed access to large volumes of shale gas that were previously uneconomical [...]
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Sea-ice habitats essential to polar bears would likely respond positively should more curbs be placed on global greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new modeling study published today in the journal, Nature .? The [...]
In honor of the world’s largest(?) ever gathering of Geobloggers and Geotweeps this evening at the AGU Social Media Soirée I hereby present Where on (Google) Earth #235? for your entertainment. Most of you already know that to win the [...]