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This was funny, but I wrote in the comments that they were lazy and should do something. I proposed a big contest sponsored by the dead billies that someone measure the exact value of the 'carbon constant', Prize 3 million to an [...]
The JOIDES Resolution (JR) is making her way up the coast of Central America, steadily heading to her next port... Read more
Anybody who has ever tried to photograph lightning knows that it takes patience and special camera equipment. Now, a new study is using those brief but brilliant flashes to illuminate cloud structures and shed light on storm cell behavior, giving [...]
Stromatolites showing off their arched layers.
As I mentioned a few posts back, I’ve been writing geology/history articles for our local paper, the Laramie Boomerang. Finding topics is easy; there’s no shortage of interesting features [...]
The American Meteorological Society tonight posted a statement supporting the NWS office that was criticized by an unsigned NOAA statement Friday night. (See here and here). In addition, an all-hands email was sent Saturday by NWS Director [...]
(post written by S. Moss) Being out on a boat for two months at a time can sometimes leave you... Read more
Paranoia (1972, García)
En el número #21 (1972), el compañero de aventuras de Vampi , Luis García  (1946), dibuja una “Paranoia” –escribe Steve Skeates- que lleva al protagonista a la prehistoria, junto a cavernícolas y [...]
Sitting at the top level of the JOIDES Resolution, I enjoy the abundance of sunlight. This is different than the... Read more
The Fall of the Roman Empire - Perhaps.
THIS ARTICLE suggests that a volcanic eruption in Central America was the cause of plague in Constantinople, widespread famine and barbarian invasions of the Roman Empire.
The basis for the popular article [...]
This image is of a Lucinoma sp. pelecypod fossil. The fossil appears to be made of plaster/gypsum/calcium sulfate and in a translucent form. The
creature existed in the Miocene Epoch of the Neogene Period. Fossil was
discovered in the Sahara [...]