Posts Tagged ‘geology’

That greenish mineral? Trilobite poop.

That greenish mineral? Trilobite poop.

By Ben | science

Investigating the composition of sand from around the world is a fairly common activity in many earth [&hellip

Disco Lava: Lava poured on ice

Disco Lava: Lava poured on ice

By Ben | art, science

Part volcanology research, part performance art, in 2010 & 2011, the Syracuse Lava Project melted [&hellip

Thickness of Ice Sheets

Thickness of Ice Sheets

By Ben | science

by xkcd

A Political Map of Pangea

A Political Map of Pangea

By Ben | maps, science

What would Pangea look like if we plopped our current political borders on top of [&hellip

An Interactive Representation of Time

An Interactive Representation of Time

By Ben | art, infographics, science

  Getting a sense of how long various lengths of time, especially the really big [&hellip

Lava Fountains vs the Empire State Building

Lava Fountains vs the Empire State Building

By Ben | infographics, nature, science

Lava fountains are impressive. Recently Mt. Etna has been throwing up lava fountains that reach [&hellip

Dangerous Science: Sampling Lava Directly From an Active Lava Lake

Dangerous Science: Sampling Lava Directly From an Active Lava Lake

By Ben | science

From BBC One's Journey to the Centre of the Planetvia Mental Floss. Shot at Mount [&hellip

Amazing facts about the Carboniferous (a.k.a. Geology is cooler than you think)

By Ben | nature, science

TIL, upon the advent of wood [400mya], it took fungi 50mil yrs to evolve a [&hellip

xkcd: Lakes and Oceans

xkcd: Lakes and Oceans

By Ben | Uncategorized

via xkcd.com

Google honors Nicolas Steno's 374th birthday

By Ben | Uncategorized

via google.com a.k.a. Niels Stensen

Beautiful Destruction: 11 Gorgeous Geological Maps of Volcanoes

Beautiful Destruction: 11 Gorgeous Geological Maps of Volcanoes

By Ben | Uncategorized

via wired.com Medicine Lake: The most gorgeous of the

Spectacular rockfall video on the Franz Josef glacier - a lucky escape for a tour party

Spectacular rockfall video on the Franz Josef glacier - a lucky escape for a tour party

By Ben | Uncategorized

via blogs.agu.org

One reason I love the geology (via @Allochthonous)

By Ben | Uncategorized

Fortunately for me, the nature of geology itself helped to counterbalance the narrowing pressures of [&hellip

Crazy slow landslide (50cm/hr) timelapse

Crazy slow landslide (50cm/hr) timelapse

By Ben | Uncategorized

via boingboing.net The world is more crazy than you thought

Time lapse of Hawai'i's Puʻu ʻŌʻō crater eruption

By Ben | Uncategorized

http://hvo.wr.usgs.gov/kilauea/update/archive/2011/Jan/PuuOo_20110206_small.mov Before deciding to become a teacher, I was pretty sure I wanted to study [&hellip

Geological Stratigraphic Column Cake

By Ben | Uncategorized

via neatorama.com Geeky & tasty!

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