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Please say hello to Pierrella larsoni Wilson & Taylor 2012 — a new genus and species of ctenostome bryozoan from the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian-Maastrichtian) Pierre Shale of Wyoming and South Dakota. I imagine it as a graceful little [...]
Camarotoechia is a small brachiopod that is fairly common in the Paleozoic. At times it seems to be another "dumping ground" for similar looking shells like Spirifer is. I believe that the fossil shown below is Camarotoechia and was found in the [...]
It is 2012 American Geophysical Union (AGU) session announcement season. This is a session convened by several OpenTopography collaborators that will be of great interest to the OpenTopography community:
We invite you to join us at the 2012 [...]
The famous phrase, a picture is worth a thousand words, was coined in the 1920’s by the famous advertiser, F.R Barnard, who wrote an article in the advertising journal, Printers Ink. Of course, he was trying to promote the power of images in [...]
Arizona Public Media posted the podcast and figures of a lengthy interview I had with them recently on seismicity and earthquake hazards in Arizona.
I was on the road when it was first broadcast but started getting emails from friends and [...]
¿Quieres un fósil de la Green River en la cocina de tu casa?,
¿Te gustaría instalarlo en la ducha y que te mire con cara de pez mientras te bañas?
No es tan raro,... el mundo de la piedra de construcción y ornamental está lleno de fósiles [...]
1 April 1946 is in het collectieve geheugen van de Hawaiianen gebijteld als "the day of the Great Tsunami", of eerder van de allesverwoestende "Tidal Wave". Onaangekondigd, vanuit het niets sloeg het noodlot die ochtend toe. [...]
It’s five to ten on Saturday night. Matt and I are in New York City. We could be at the all-you-can-eat sushi buffet a couple of blocks down from our hotel, or watching film, or doing all sorts of cool stuff. Instead, we’re in our hotel [...]
El estudio de más de 4.000 restos fósiles de musarañas Nesiotites de las Islas Baleares indica que estos pequeños mamíferos colonizaron primero Mallorca, desde donde habrían llegado a Menorca durante el período glacial de hace unos 2 [...]
I cannot say that I am surprised, maybe rather relieved, that there is increasing evidence that bacteria play a key role in the formation of dolomite. For many years the formation of dolomite was a puzzle as dolomitization just didn’t work in the [...]