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Nation NowNicolas Steno, recipient of a Google Doodle on Wednesday, was a 17th century brainiac with the type of weird genius that led to his discovery of the human salivary duct and a made him a pioneer in geology. But in the end, he threw it all over for God. It....
Nation NowNicolas Steno Google Doodle post stirs robust comments....
UPDATE: Aftershocks felt after 5.8 earthquake hits southwest and central Virginia; Quake felt up and down the east coastUpdated 8:20 p.m. We've been getting reports of aftershocks from Tuesday afternoon's earthquake that affected much of the east coast. The U.S.G.S. says the latest aftershock happened a little after 8:00 and had a 4.2 magnitude. Aftershocks are often...
email@example.comVibrations from Tuesday’s earthquake in central Virginia were felt along the East Coast thanks to the “old and cold” geology of the region, an expert said Wednesday. Gavin Hayes, a research seismologist with the U.S. Geological Survey...
Geologists say Tuesday's magnitude-5.8 earthquake in Central Virginia released forces that have probably been building for tens of thousands, perhaps millions, of years. And the event may not be over. "Aftershocks are always a possibility, and they're...
The Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy has planned an ambitious schedule of weekly Saturday hikes this fall, looking into the history and features of many of the area's hiking trails. Docent-led hikes will cover a range of topics, including local history,...
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An engineer at the University of Kentucky has dusted off an old idea two of his former colleagues had and turned it into a modern geological map going from Winchester to Ashland on Interstate 64. The map identifies natural or artificial rock...
Tags: Science, Highway Transportation
Baltimore Sun reporterJohn Mackenzie Wilson, who mapped the Eastern Shore for the Maryland Geological Survey, died of a lung disease, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, July 3 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Fells Point resident was 57. Born in Salisbury,...
The Hartford CourantThere is a boulder within Stoppleworth Conservation Area - a 55-acre nature preserve in Tolland – that juts out into the surrounding ferns. You can climb to the top of the ledge, plop down and enjoy the peace and solitude or eat a picnic lunch....
South Florida Sun-SentinelMoms with baby strollers race over smooth sand as if it were asphalt. Dads disappear under sugar-white sand, heaped on them by kids. And children jump in and out of the shallow water, shouting "Watch me, Mommy. Watch me!" Kids ... and moms ... and dads...
Today's topic: Biologist Stephen J. Gould famously observed that religion and science deal with different but compatible realities. Was he correct? A god definable by science is no god Point: Michael Shermer Cartoonist Sidney Harris once illustrated...
Tags: Albert Camus, Biology, Education, Science, Nature
Geology professor continues 'Renfrew Rocks!' programs Jeri Jones, geology professor and consultant, continues his annual "Renfrew Rocks!" series of programs on Thursday, March 24 at 7 p.m. in the visitors center at Renfrew Park. Admission is free and...
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