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Monday, 20 March 2017

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Can You See The Equinox from Space? Yes! 

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [23:14:49]  recommend  recommend this post  (44 visits) info
The Equinox was at 10:29 GMT or 6:29 AM EDT this morning, and yes it is visible from space. The terminator between light and dark is exactly due north/south on the equinoxes, and you can see that this is indeed the case from the image above. The line will tilt to the right at exactly 23.5 degrees by the summer

Asbestrisiko beim Heimwerken 

Mente et Malleo [21:33:04]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
Die Erkenntnis, dass Asbest krank machen kann, gab es zumindest in Ansätzen bereits am Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts. Dennoch erfolgte das bundesweite Asbestverbot (mit einer Ausnahme) erst gegen 1993 ( in der EU erfolgte ein … Weiterlesen Der Beitrag Asbestrisiko beim Heimwerken erschien zuerst auf Mente et Malleo.

Asbestrisiko beim Heimwerken 

Mente et Malleo [21:33:04]  recommend  recommend this post  (7 visits) info
Die Erkenntnis, dass Asbest krank machen kann, gab es zumindest in Ansätzen bereits am Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts. Dennoch erfolgte das bundesweite Asbestverbot (mit einer Ausnahme) erst gegen 1993 ( in der [...]

Yukon colonised during Last Glacial Maximum 

earth-pages - Research News from the Earth Sciences [19:27:37]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
For many years anthropologists were certain that the Americas remained outside the human realm until the great icecap of North America had begun to melt decisively. This view stemmed partly from the only [...]

Platinum group elements, layered mafic-ultramafic intrusions and halogens: A tale of two field campaigns… 

Earth & Solar System [17:18:29]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
The platinum group elements (PGEs: ruthenium, rhodium, palladium, osmium, iridium and platinum) are vital to many modern industrial processes, most notably in fuel production and vehicle emission control (i.e. [...]

The marine terrace of Clinton, lengthwise 

Oakland Geology [16:03:50]  recommend  recommend this post  (59 visits) info
A few years back I showed you a view across the flat marine terrace where the old town of Clinton once sat, back in the 1850s. To really get a sense of it, walk the length of the terrace some time. Here it is [...]

Behind the Science - "Feeding the Science" 

JOIDES Resolution blogs [14:24:14]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
In every video conference there are always some questions regarding the food and the nutrition on the ship.  read more

Watery world game for young children 

Earth Learning Idea [13:44:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (58 visits) info
Have you tried the ELI Early years 'Watery world game; climb through the watery world but watch out for snakes!' The game can be played in any science or geography lesson and has cross curricular links [...]

La Pintada landslide in Mexico: a new paper that links the slide and the cultural history 

The Landslide Blog [08:54:26]  recommend  recommend this post  (48 visits) info
In a paper just published in Landslides, Alcántara-Ayala et al. (2017) link the La Pintada landslide in Mexico to ancient rock carvings found in the

Linux - The New Raspberry Pi Zero W 

Ontario-geofish [19:39:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
Yahoo!  The fact that I, a mere mortal, could buy this at a reasonable price in snowy Canada, means they have given up on the fairy people in Wales, and are getting it made in Taiwan.  Soon, we might be able [...]

Inclusivity in STEM: a new collaborative project 

Geological Society of London blog [17:36:49]  recommend  recommend this post  (176 visits) info
A post from George Jameson, GSL External Relations Officer, whose role includes working to deliver the Society’s strategic commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion The Higher Education Funding Council [...]


ARCHEA [17:16:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (57 visits) info
So, what's next in the story of marine reptiles and dinosaurs? Where are the next big finds to be found?Well, if finds like Shonisaurus sikanniensis are any indication, my guess would be northern British [...]

Buried Treasure – Andy Farke 

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [14:48:11]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
Sometimes, even research that gets a fair bit of press can get overlooked–particularly for little tidbits in the paper that might get obscured by the “big picture” stuff. One of the coolest fossils [...]

Trump’s Budget will Harm the Planet and the Economy 

State of the Planet [13:53:36]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 visits) info
Trump's proposed budget includes an effort to shrink funding for university-based science research and the national labs run by the Department of Energy. Research on fundamental earth systems science is also [...]

Imaggeo on Mondays: Lava highway in Kanaga Island 

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [12:15:55]  recommend  recommend this post  (55 visits) info
On a rare sunny day, Mattia Pistone (a researcher at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC) was able to capture this spectacular shot of Kanaga, a stratovolcano in the remote Western Aleutians, which is [...] | Impressum