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Saturday, 29 July 2017

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Rocks: A Handy Book for Tiny Geologists 

Rosetta Stones [2017-07-29 17:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (25 visits) info
Discover a fantastic book to give to kids as they explore the rocky world this summer. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Liesegang Banding: Automatic Art 

Rosetta Stones [2017-07-02 19:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  info
Nature is a marvelous painter -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Sweeping Sands 

Rosetta Stones [2017-06-28 06:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  info
Let's visit some dunes I have known—including some frozen in time -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Permanent Impermanence, or How the Fudge Did That Fossilize? 

Rosetta Stones [2017-06-27 06:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
Imagine the weather turning to stone... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Bad Signs 

Rosetta Stones [2017-06-04 21:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (4 visits) info
What happens when a geologist with a Sharpie encounters wrong information on a public sign? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

EGU Conference 2017: Trying out a new type of interactive presentation 

Earth & Solar System [2017-05-10 16:41:10]  recommend  recommend this post  (112 visits) info
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Vienna: One of the most culturally rich and diverse capital cities in the world and home to this years’ European Geosciences Union (EGU) annual meeting. I was fortunate enough to attend this meeting during the first part of the week in … Continue reading →

New ‘Meteorite hunt!’ activity 

Earth & Solar System [2017-04-04 11:56:12]  recommend  recommend this post  (4 visits) info
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Earth and Solar System has a new fun activity called ‘Meteorite hunt!’ we have been trialing with group members and put into practice at the Science Museum Lates event last Wednesday in London. Funded by a grant from the Royal … Continue reading →

<i>Flat Earth</i>: An Astonishingly Good Book about a Very Bad Idea 

Rosetta Stones [2017-03-26 03:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (3 visits) info
Shaquille O'Neal should definitely read this -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Magnificent Mount Saint Helens Photos, Part 6 

Rosetta Stones [2017-02-21 06:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (5 visits) info
We continue our exploration of the USGS photograph database. In this edition, we have some truly spectacular summer eruption photos -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Magnificent Mount Saint Helens Photos, Part 5 

Rosetta Stones [2017-01-31 06:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (4 visits) info
Enjoy these treasures from the USGS database eruption and aftermath images -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Geologists Have an Incentive to be Naughty 

Rosetta Stones [2016-12-23 20:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (8 visits) info
Why you should never try to get a geology buff to behave by threatening them with coal in their stocking. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Light of Science 

Rosetta Stones [2016-11-27 23:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
Those who claim ignorance is bliss don't know a thing. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Real Story of Plymouth Rock 

Rosetta Stones [2016-11-24 21:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (9 visits) info
Learn about the erratic past of one of America's most famous rocks -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Prettiest Rock: Blueschist Edition 

Rosetta Stones [2016-10-31 23:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (19 visits) info
In which I answer a reader's question and show you something spectacular -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

A Delicious Selection of Mount Rainier Photos 

Rosetta Stones [2016-10-20 06:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (118 visits) info
Enjoy the fruits of our fall trip to one of the country's best volcanoes! -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Moon Over Mount St. Helens 

Rosetta Stones [2016-10-13 06:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (39 visits) info
An epic photo from an epic trip. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Earth Science Week: "Geology helps the land tell you stories" 

Through the Sandglass [2016-10-08 18:11:25]  recommend  recommend this post  (9 visits) info
It's this year's Earth Science Week - see the American Geosciences Institute and Geological Society of London sites). I have periodically attempted to join the celebrations with posts on the "Nine big ideas" and the associated videos, Earth Science

Ice Age Adventures! Seattle's Burke Museum, Part 4 

Rosetta Stones [2016-10-01 00:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
We continue our tour of the Burke Museum, where we meet a mastodon and see some ancient art -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Sandscapes of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge 

Through the Sandglass [2016-09-26 12:20:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info
I have just returned from an utterly memorable two weeks in the stunning, extraordinary, landscapes of Iceland. I have never seen anything quite like it. Iceland is, quite simply, unique - and wonderful. There will undoubtedly be further bulletins,

July/August Best o' the Geoblogosphere 

Rosetta Stones [2016-09-20 06:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (21 visits) info
Thrills! Chills! Exploding mountains! And some of the prettiest images of the Grand Canyon you ever did see -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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