Category Archives: ranting

A uniformitarian approach to Earth day

I’m sure recycling prose is good for the environment somehow.
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Categories: environment, links, ranting

Volcanic ash: you can’t avoid if you can’t detect it

“we have got a storm scope and weather radar and they were looking straight through it.”
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Categories: geohazards, public science, ranting

Lecture notes

In which I wonder whether I’m any good at lecturing or not.
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Categories: academic life, ranting, science education

What is a manned space programme actually for?

I bet more people currently know the name of a valiant little Mars rover than know the names of the current astronauts on the ISS.
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Categories: general science, planets, ranting

Fox News: volcanic coal kills off dinosaurs before they even evolved

I’d prefer churnalism to gratuitous insertion of wrong.
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Categories: general science, public science, ranting, science education