Category Archives: geology

Is your child experimenting with…geology?

Or: why should palaeontologists get all the subversive fun Continue reading

Categories: geology

The pulse of the Earth’s surface

On the Earth, matter is always in motion. We all learn about the water cycle at school – the fact that, thanks to energy from the sun, and the Earth’s surface being in a temperature range where water can exist … Continue reading

Categories: geology, links

Weekend procrastination for geonerds

The lectures are done, and the grading is over: now we can get on with that research stuff that we’ve been moaning that we don’t have enough time for, right? Well… Sadly, the internet has conspired against us, with not … Continue reading

Categories: geology, geomorphology

Re-reflection seismology: an interview with Dana Hunter

Many moons ago, I was pleased to discover that one of my posts had been selected for inclusion in the latest iteration of the OpenLab anthology of online science writing. Also included from the Geoblogosphere was one of its most … Continue reading

Categories: bloggery, geology, public science

Mystery Geology Theatre 2012

Yesterday was, of course, the long-awaited day of the apocalypse, as we reached the end of the Mayan calendar. The fact that the descendants of the Maya didn’t buy this interpretation was, of course, beside the point, as were all … Continue reading

Categories: geology, public science, ranting, reviews