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En los últimos tiempos han salido comentarios sobre una persona razonablemente popular en las redes a la que sigo desde hace varios años, con quien incluso he interaccionado privadamente (aunque no nos hemos llegado a conocer nunca en el 1.0). [...]
The manuscript makes the extraordinary claim that human-made climate change does not exist in practice. But scientists who contributed to the scathing Climate Feedback analysis point out that the document cherry picks information and [...]
The Koala, Phasscolarctos cinereus, is a lovely marsupial native to Australia. These cuddly "teddy bears" are not bears at all.
Koalas belong to a group of mammals known as marsupials. They have pouches on their bellies where their [...]
This lovely big fellow is Tylostoma tumidum, an epifaunal grazing Lower Cretaceous Gastropod from white, micritic, coarsely nodular limestone deposits of the Goodland Formation at White Settlement west of Fort Worth, Texas, USA. (171.6 to 58.7 Ma).
A black extrusive, collared for a crime
Won't flow, or run, or put up any fight.
When faced with doing geologic time,
Repeat offenders recognize their plight.
The good cop gives LIP service to concern
"We know you've had these outbursts in the [...]
Where was I at 30 seconds past 4:17 PM EDT 50 years ago today? When the Eagle landed on the Moon I was in a car north of Tulsa in Oklahoma with my Great Grandmother. Annie Higgins was an amazing woman who as a girl walked to Indian Territory (now [...]
The next INQUA meeting on Paleoseismology, Archaeoseismology, and Active Tectonics (PATA Days) will be held in Hornitos, Chile, from 8-12 November, 2020. Download the 1st circular here (PDF, 400 kb). See you all in Chile
The new Eli today is 'The deep rock cycle explained by plate tectonics: deformation and metamorphism. A model showing how plate tectonics can explain metamorphism and rock-deformation'.
This activity involves a simple model to show how, as the [...]
Para hacerte más llevadero el rigor de la canícula, se nos ha ocurrido ofrecerte por entregas a modo de folletín decimonónico un refrescante relato de dinosaurios... de hace poco más de un siglo. Se trata de El Archidiácono  y los [...]
It's as I predicted. Without strong tropical plumes moderating the temperature, we are at the mercy of stagnant air, and the solar flux.
Throw in a little bit of El Nino and we have something. Note all the air is just swirling around. This [...]