Last week, I headed out of my office in our lovely construction trailer at work to go use the restroom in the other building when I saw a ladybug fly into the trailer. A half second later, I saw another … Continue reading →
So I said I wouldn't analyze the data from '13 because I'm already underwater, I have plenty, and I need to get done. However, I figured that I had already figured out oauth and using twitteR so no harm in running a couple commands, stashing the data somewhere, and maybe pulling it out if there's […]
I have put up a few recent posts on a number of Washington's glaciers:mount-baker-glacial-ice-lossblue-glacier-and-olympic-range-glacierscolumbia-glacier-monte-cristo-peakalpine-lakes-glaciers-daniels-foss-iceJon Riedel of North Cascades National Park is one of several geologists monitoring glaciers in Washington State. This video shows some of that work and some of that hard to reach landscape of our state. And it puts a face to those geologists that have been doing this hard detailed
Amid flashing lightning and booming thunder, storms emit a very powerful but little understood form of energy — gamma radiation. These terrestrial gamma-ray flashes (TGFs) produce short-lived but immensely powerful bursts of energy that could zap airplane passengers with unhealthy doses of radiation. Now, researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz think they might be able to use a smartphone app to learn more about these mysterious bursts.