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Bay Area Chance of a Lifetime: See Tanya Atwater at the Randall Museum!

Bay Area Chance of a Lifetime: See Tanya Atwater at the Randall Museum!

This Thursday, Tanya Atwater will be speaking at San Francisco’s Randall Museum. For free! Her talk is about Living in the Plate Boundary, and it sounds awesomesauce: Superstar Geophysicist Tanya Atwater, will present an incredible and amazing series of images and ideas on the geologically active San Francisco area...

October 14, 2014 — Dana Hunter
Six Snubbed Women in Science

Six Snubbed Women in Science

Someone (if only I could remember who!) recently linked this 2013 NatGeo article: 6 Women Scientists Who Were Snubbed Due to Sexism. Rosalind Franklin is there, of course, but there are also women I’d never heard of: Esther Lederberg, Chien-Shiung Wu, and Nettie Stevens...

October 8, 2014 — Dana Hunter
Readers’ Experiences with Creationist Education

Readers’ Experiences with Creationist Education

Our preliminary foray into the world of creationist earth science education encouraged many of you to share your own stories. I want to make sure they don’t languish unread in the comments section...

October 2, 2014 — Dana Hunter
A Rather Important Anniversary

A Rather Important Anniversary

I’m terrible at remembering anniversaries and worse at communication, so this post commemorating an important anniversary is a day late.

September 21, 2014 — Dana Hunter
Finally! The Perfect Book for Geology-Loving Comic Book Fans!

Finally! The Perfect Book for Geology-Loving Comic Book Fans!

Have you dreamt of a richly-illustrated, geology-themed superhero comic for kids? One that not only gets the science right, but encourages great study habits, turns ordinary encounters into fantastical geologic adventures, models kindness and heart-warming family dynamics, and encourages creativity, all without talking down to kids for an instant?...

September 10, 2014 — Dana Hunter
Fun, Fidalgo, an Ophiolite, and a Very Rude Buck

Fun, Fidalgo, an Ophiolite, and a Very Rude Buck

We made it to Fidalgo Island. Yay! We got lotsa pictures of bonza peridotite and serpentinite. Double yay! I’ll have a proper write-up one o’ these days, but for today, we’ll do some outtakes...

August 7, 2014 — Dana Hunter
At the Beginning of the Universe…

At the Beginning of the Universe…

…there was geology. Oh, I know, some folks will tell you it was physics. Yes, there was that, too. And there might be a few who argue for chemistry, and we’ll grant them chemistry...

July 25, 2014 — Dana Hunter

Happy Fourth of Geology! I Mean, July!

It’s America’s 238th birthday! I can tell because there are fireworks vendors populating every possible parking lot, and things benignly exploding with beautiful trailing sparks overhead...

July 4, 2014 — Dana Hunter

Twas Hot and a Waterfall Was Necessary

When Seattle gets too hot for comfort, we head for the mountains. Which is why your miniseries on shiny esplodey things that aren’t fireworks will be slightly delayed – we headed out for an emergency trip to Franklin Falls, and I forgot it’s Fourth of July week, so most of you probably won’t be paying [...]..

July 2, 2014 — Dana Hunter
Scenes from the Subduction Life

Scenes from the Subduction Life

I’m about to have something for you that’s hot, explosive, and very very shiny. Unfortunately, ye olde daye jobe and other circumstances mean I won’t have it until next week...

June 26, 2014 — Dana Hunter
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