Category Archives: imaginary conversations

Story of an atom: diamond

This is the third part of a story told to me by a Carbon atom in my brain. It started with her tale of how she ended up on earth, followed by an inside view of the Carbon cycle. So like … Continue reading

Categories: diamonds, excessive anthropomorphism, imaginary conversations, subduction

Story of an atom: Carbon cycling

This is the second part of a story told to me by a Carbon atom in my brain. It started with her tale of how she ended up on earth.  You know those places where young humans go and sit … Continue reading

Categories: excessive anthropomorphism, imaginary conversations

Story of an atom: birth to earth

A voice – soft and scratchy, like the sound of a pencil on paper – started speaking in my head. It claimed to be a Carbon atom and started telling me about the amazing journeys it’s taken over billions of … Continue reading

Categories: excessive anthropomorphism, imaginary conversations