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Tyrannosaurus rex dinosaur skull fossil ("tyrant reptile") displayed at the American Museum of Natural History in
New York City, USA. It was found in 1908 at Big Dry Creek Montana, USA
by Barnum Brown and K. C. Kaisen. The fossil dates [...]
Un bloc de roca de mig metre de diàmetre al carrer, al peu d'una marquesina d'autobusos, envoltat per tres cons i una cinta policial. Al vidre de la marquesina hi ha un forat net marcant el perfil exacte del bloc. Estem a l'entrada de la Massana, a [...]
This is today's Arctic temp map. I've never seen it so 'happy' so early in the season. Last year there was a general Pacific air flow that kept Alaska warmer.
The Gulf Stream has fully retreated. The UK has joined this happy 'Blue Club'. [...]
Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Fellowship position in the Department of Paleontology at the San Diego Natural History Museum (SDNHM). This is the first year of the James R. Colclough Paleontology Postdoctoral Fellowship, which supports [...]
I wasted some time today making memes. I blame the Paleontology Coproliteposting group on Facebook. Of course I started out by making fun of the most mockable sauropod. This one’s for you Cam-loving perverts out there. You know who you are. This [...]
The miners were not kind to the caverns of the Sierra Nevada.
The search for gold in the foothills led fortune-seekers all over the hills and valleys of the Mother Lode in the Sierra Nevada, and practically every slope and hollow was prospected for [...]
Once an eruption ends, the science has barely begun.
-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
This blog is part of a series addressing issues further explored in GSA’s Pardee Session Women Rising: Removing Barriers and Achieving Parity in the Geosciences. Attend the Women Rising session, 1:30 – 5:30 p.m.,
The thing that really gets me in the gut about global warming from fossil fuel combustion is how long it will last. Carbon mined from the deep Earth and injected into the “fast carbon cycle” of the atmosphere, ocean, and land surface will [...]
That is why no politician who can beyond the end of his nose, would ever raise hate. They have a sense of history. Still, it would have just the same had he lost. He would have gone on with the big rallies, and said the same stuff. It is [...]