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Brian Shiro with Neil Armstrong (Feb 2012).
Alternate photo shaking hands here.
The world lost one of history's most important heroes this week. Hundreds of years from now, Neil Armstrong will still be a household name. I am humbled that I got to [...]
Siccar Point is in the far distance on the left
The abyss of time is about to become a cesspool...
An issue has crossed my desk that ought to be upsetting to anyone who has followed geology as a career or has any passing interest in the history [...]
NASA’s Dawn spacecraft is on track to become the first probe to orbit and study two distant solar system destinations. [...] The spacecraft is scheduled to leave the giant asteroid Vesta on September 4th PDT (September 5th EDT) to start its [...]
Local food proponents often claim that food grown close to home helps prevent global warming because it requires less fossil fuels to transport, generating fewer greenhouse gas emissions than conventionally produced food. But just how green are [...]
Es gibt Gebiete, an denen sich die Entwicklung der Erde quasi wie in einem Bilderbuch nachvollziehen lässt. Und oft haben diese erdgeschichtlichen Monumente auch den frühen Geologen zum ersten Mal regelrecht die Augen geöffnet.
It's time for an Accretionary Wedge! Specifically Wedge #49, hosted by Dana at En Tequila es Verdad. The topic is essentially anything exogeologic, that is, beyond the confines of planet Earth. I'm taking the broadly interpreted topic and turning my [...]
You don’t need a huge hammer to break a massive rock. Lots of tiny blows smartly delivered and the help of a few simple tools. In the second half of the video you can clearly “hear” the rock
It is the contention of some (AGW proponents) that human carbon dioxide emissions are the major cause of global warming. Alternatively, natural cycles control the temperature and hence solution and exsolution of carbon dioxide into and out of the [...]
DinoAstur. Blog sobre La Costa de los Dinosaurios [2012-09-08 17:06:54]
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El último número de la revista Acta Palaeontologica Polonica (57/3; septiembre 2012) publica dos trabajos describiendo tres nuevas especies de cangrejo ermitaño del Jurásico Superior de Polonia. Fotografías de Ammopylocheles robertboreki (A-D) [...]
Ignore, for the moment, where it comes from. What does it look like to