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Thursday, 14 October 2021

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Quantum Phase Transition Is Detected on a Global Scale in the Deep Earth 

State of the Planet [20:34:04]  recommend  recommend this post  (52 visits) info
Scientists have observed and learned to use subatomic phenomena on the earth's surface. Now, for the first time, they can see similar things deep within the

The cost, value and price of scientific publication 

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [19:56:41]  recommend  recommend this post  (52 visits) info
We have a tendency to be sloppy about language in everyday usage, so that words like “cost”, “value” and “price” are used more or less interchangeably. But economists will tell you that the words have distinct meanings, and picking them apart is crucial to understand economic transaction. Suppose I am a carpenter and I make

Recuperan un bloque de dos toneladas de peso con huevos fósiles del yacimiento de Loarre 

WeBlog Aragosaurus [17:03:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (41 visits) info
Durante el mes de septiembre, un equipo internacional de paleontólogos y preparadores liderado por el Grupo Aragosaurus-IUCA de Universidad de Zaragoza, en colaboración con la Universidade Nova de Lisboa, [...]

NOAA world temperature plots are down 

Ontario-geofish [16:42:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (40 visits) info
 I was expecting an uptick because of Spencer and that little bit of heat in the West Pacific, but they are staying down.  This is not a 'denier site'.This plot is keeping its position.  The warmies are [...]

Alumni Spotlight: Julia Koppman Norton, District Supervisor at California Coastal Commission 

State of the Planet [15:00:50]  recommend  recommend this post  (138 visits) info
The Environmental Science and Policy program gave Norton the tools she needed to become a protector of, and advocate for, California’s

El dinosaurio de Augusto Monterroso reinterpretado por Valeria Anaya 

Koprolitos [10:30:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (76 visits) info
Valeria Anaya es una ilustradora de Santiago de Querétaro (México) que actualmente se encuentra estudiando la Maestría de Diseño Industrial del Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de [...]

Scientists and Native People Jointly Study Sea-Ice Declines Threatening Seal Hunts 

State of the Planet [16:56:18]  recommend  recommend this post  (43 visits) info
Seals have been a staple for the coastal village of Kotzebue for generations. Rapid changes in sea ice driven by ocean warmth are presenting a challenge for

Asian Mountain Nations to Present Unified Voice at Global Climate Conference 

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Countries from the Hindu Kush Himalayas seek to present a unified voice at COP26 with their #HKH2Glasgow

Two Contrasting Landslides 

Geology in the West Country [13:46:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (77 visits) info
Two Contrasting Landslides  I came across these two articles on The Landslide Blog.  THE FIRST is probably the slowest landslide measured - 2mm per year. It is big - a block of limestone 900m by 400m [...] | Impressum