SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Today was a big day for Wooster Geologists Alex Hiatt (’14) and Mary Reinthal (’16). They presented their work on subglacial volcanic ridges, along with Ellie Was (’14, Dickinson College). You may remember these fantastic undergraduate researchers from last summer’s field season. They’ve been hard at work since then, processing the […]
Reblogged from Science Mentor Blog Project: All around the United States this week, students have written hundreds of millions of lines of code during Computer Science Education Week, an initiative that pushes to make computer science part of the core curriculum in K-12 schools. The idea was conceived by Hadi Partovi, founder of Code.org, who […]
Long before the dinosaurs died off, the “Great Dying” killed nearly all life in the ocean, 70 percent of terrestrial animals and even insects. But this mass extinction more than 250 million years ago - Earth’s greatest natural disaster - is still a scientific mystery. Little evidence remains of why and when life on the planet crashed to this long pause.
I’ve heard of “Hoover dogs” that vacuum up everything, but this is ridiculous. Sometimes dogs are just stupid. Dog lucky to be alive after eating seven golf balls | East Grinstead Courier & Observer. Owner Tim Norris rushed his peckish pooch to the vets’ thinking his pet had swallowed a single ball at Royal Ashdown… Source: Doubtful News
Always looking to recruit new students into geology. Maybe if it had a sexier image... From XKCD comicsGeology is full of terms which have a double entendre meaning. Structural geologists like myself are always checking out cleavage, discussing thrusting, and thinking about what makes the bedrock.