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Sunday, 06 May 2018

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Darwin, the Galápagos and the Evolution of Basalt 

Rosetta Stones [2018-05-06 15:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (43 visits) info
Take a voyage on the Beagle and investigate a very special type of basalt with Charles Darwin himself -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

From Chile to Manchester, and beyond! A lab season at the University of Cambridge 

Earth & Solar System [2018-04-30 12:36:25]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
I’m Javiera, a 2nd year PhD student, originally from Santiago, Chile. I studied my undergrad in Geology at the University of Chile, having the Andes as my training yard. I first came to Manchester in 2015 during my undergrad for … Continue reading →

A Bouncing Baby Volcano for Kids: Surtsey by Kathryn Lasky 

Rosetta Stones [2018-04-28 05:45:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (44 visits) info
We don't review enough children's books around here. I'm changing that in the most explosive, dramatic way possible. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The River Falls over a Hydrothermal Heart 

Rosetta Stones [2018-04-25 06:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (8 visits) info
A picturesque waterfall tells a heated geologic story -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Bat Signal in a Thunder Egg for Your Easter Fools' Day 

Rosetta Stones [2018-04-01 22:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (29 visits) info
April Fools' Day falls on Easter this year, which gives us the perfect opportunity to check out a rock that looks like an egg and can fool you into thinking it's nothing special—until you look... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Long Reach of Mount Mazama 

Rosetta Stones [2018-04-01 17:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (29 visits) info
The remains of a monumental eruption blanket the Oregon landscape -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Janet Vida Watson: "A Scientist Who Communicated with the Earth" 

Rosetta Stones [2018-03-26 02:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (62 visits) info
Our Pioneering Women in the Geosciences series continues with one of the most influential women in the Earth sciences -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

4 Fantastic Pioneering Earth Scientists for International Women's Day 

Rosetta Stones [2018-03-09 02:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (36 visits) info
International Women's Day is March 8. Celebrate women in the geosciences with us! -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

5-Minute Geology: Fire 'n' Ice Edition 

Rosetta Stones [2018-02-28 05:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (19 visits) info
From out-of-this-world craters to glacial calling cards, we've got some very cool, hot geology! -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How to Get Mistaken for a Geologist 

Rosetta Stones [2018-02-04 18:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (110 visits) info
Geologists are cool! Here's how you can play one on the internet. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

5-Minute Geology 

Rosetta Stones [2018-02-01 05:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (61 visits) info
We can talk a lot of geology in five minutes! -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Ancient fluids beneath our feet 

Earth & Solar System [2018-01-09 11:00:45]  recommend  recommend this post  (27 visits) info
This article was written by group member Dr Greg Holland, Senior Lecturer in Terrestrial Noble Gas Geochemistry ————   ————   ———— New group paper: Tracing ancient hydrogeological fracture network age and compartmentalisation using noble gases Very little is understood about the … Continue reading →

Understanding carbon capture and storage 

Earth & Solar System [2018-01-05 11:00:27]  recommend  recommend this post  (14 visits) info
This article was written by group member Dr Greg Holland, Senior Lecturer in Terrestrial Noble Gas Geochemistry ————   ————   ———— New group paper: Estimating carbon dioxide residence time scales through noble gas and stable isotope diffusion profiles. One potential way … Continue reading →

Searching for meteorites in the Atacama desert 

Earth & Solar System [2017-12-08 19:20:07]  recommend  recommend this post  (17 visits) info
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In October 2017 Drs Katherine Joy and Romain Tartese from the SEES Isotope Group joined a joint French-Chilean led expedition to the Atacama desert in Chile to search and recover meteorites that will be used for scientific analysis. The trip … Continue reading →

Lava versus GoPro--Fight! 

Rosetta Stones [2017-12-03 17:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (14 visits) info
You may or may not believe what happens when a GoPro camera is pitted against pahoehoe -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

A place in the sun, geology edition: Fieldwork on El Hierro, Canary Islands 

Earth & Solar System [2017-11-10 11:36:42]  recommend  recommend this post  (5 visits) info
The island of El Hierro, which is the least populated, smallest, and youngest member of the Canary Islands, has been in the spotlight of scientists working on ocean island basalts in the last couple of years. (Ocean island basalts are … Continue reading →

Eerie, Outrageous and Astonishing Geology 

Rosetta Stones [2017-10-31 05:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (4 visits) info
The supernatural ain't got nothing on our own Planet Earth -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Treat Bag Geology 

Rosetta Stones [2017-10-28 20:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (5 visits) info
Halloween comes early to Rosetta Stones. Let's see what kind of goodies are in the bag! -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Autumn 2017 Events 

Earth & Solar System [2017-09-11 15:40:34]  recommend  recommend this post  (12 visits) info
Well summer is definitely over – the schools have gone back, it is raining (not that rain distinguishes the season in Manchester, it rains all the time!), and the programme for Manchester Science Festival was launched last week. So I … Continue reading →

Sampling mantle rocks with the Oman Drilling Project – Part 2 

Earth & Solar System [2017-09-04 11:20:41]  recommend  recommend this post  (138 visits) info
This blog post was written by Elliot Carter, who is currently on board a ship somewhere in the Pacific Ocean, taking part in the Oman Drilling Project. You can read Elliot’s first post about the project here, and follow the … Continue reading →
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