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Wednesday, 12 June 2024

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PROBOSCIDEAN REMAINS AND THE MYTH OF ANTAEUS 

ARCHEA [22:05:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (6 visits) info
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TetralophodonDuring the Miocene and Pliocene, 12-1.6 million years ago, a diverse group of extinct proboscideans, elephant-like animals walked the Earth. Most of these large beasts had four tusks and likely a trunk similar to modern elephants. They were creatures of legend, inspiring myths and stories of fanciful creatures to the first humans to encounter them. Beyond our Neanderthal

Antarctica the same since 1937 

Ontario-geofish [20:58:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (47 visits) info
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 Ha, nothing has happened since 1937.  However, the authors state that 'something could happen' just to keep the violent warmies off their backs.And this guy goes back to 1940.  We greatly enjoy all the stories about how it is going to melt and kill us

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast: What to Make of Extreme Weather Predictions 

State of the Planet [19:13:48]  recommend  recommend this post  (63 visits) info
Why are extreme weather events worsening? How is climate change contributing to this development? And what measures are being taken to adapt to this new

Jurassic Exorcist (2024) 

Koprolitos [09:21:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (8 visits) info
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Los hermanos gemelos Mark y John Polonia nacieron el 30 de septiembre de 1968 en Johnstown (Pennsylvania). Todavía adolescentes, comenzaron a hacer películas de terror directamente para el mercado del [...]

PhD & Postdoc positions in cave deformation at University of Silesia, Katowice 

Paleoseismicity [01:41:29]  recommend  recommend this post  (130 visits) info
Our colleague Jacek Szczygieł from the University of Silesia in Katowice (Poland) has received funding for the project “Enhancing Paleoseismological Records through Multi-Methods Cave Deformation Analysis [...]

Arctic air breaking up for now 

Ontario-geofish [14:47:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (74 visits) info
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 Yeah, warm weather for the weekend!What you don't want to look at, is the new bulge on top.  This is how they all start.  The UK will get warmer if that giant plume can [...]

Thecia minor Coral Fossils 

Louisville Area Fossils [03:30:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (109 visits) info
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Here are some pictures of a coral fossil known as Thecia minor (Rominger). They are found in the Louisville Limestone of Jefferson County, Kentucky USA. The fossils date to the Silurian Period. They were [...]
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