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Don't Rely On The Sky To Foresee An Earthquake

Don't Rely On The Sky To Foresee An Earthquake http://tinyurl.com/qx2unpk http://tinyurl.com/qx2unpk Don't Rely On The Sky To Foresee An Earthquake
david_bressan
May 30
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Clash of the Titans: The Science behind the Iceberg that sank the Ti

https://historyofgeology.wordpress.com/2015/04/14/clash-of-the-titans-the-science-behind-the-iceberg-that-sank-the-titanic/The tragedy of the “unsinkable”
david_bressan
Apr 14
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Tambora - The Eruption that Shook the World http://tinyurl.com/q4nvk

In the year 1816 Europe was slowly recovering from the Napoleonic wars, ended just one year earlier. After years of desperation and destruction people hoped
david_bressan
Apr 10
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The Four Layers of Earth

In a letter dated to March 30, 1759 the Italian mining engineer Giovanni Arduino (1714-1795) proposed to the physician and fossil collector Prof. Antonio
david_bressan
Mar 30
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A History of Geological Maps: I. From Outcrop to the first Map

March 23, 1769 marks the birthday of pioneering stratigrapher William Smith, who is also credited as author of the first useful geological map, however like
david_bressan
Mar 23
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Celebrating the Irish-Geological Heritage

Lá fhéile Pádraig sona dhuit! with some classic Irish geology !! History of Geology: Celebrating the Irish-Geological Heritage
david_bressan
Mar 17
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Forensic Geology and the Murder-case of Aldo Moro

Rome, March 16, 1678 a cars of the type Fiat 128 suddenly braked midst of the street, prompting the following cars to crash onto it. A series of shots from a
david_bressan
Mar 16
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The Geology of Star Trek: I. Minerals, Crystals and Alien Life Forms

To Boldly Geologize Where No Man Has Geologized Before... History of Geology: The Geology of Star Trek: I. Minerals, Crystals and Alien Life Forms
david_bressan
Mar 2
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Charles Lyell, the advocat of geology

Died February 22, 1875, Charles Lyell, the advocat of geology Visions of Science: Charles Lyell
david_bressan
Feb 22
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Love Can Move Mountains ...

Love Can Move Mountains ... History of Geology: Love Can Move Mountains http://historyofgeology.fieldofscience.com/2015/02/love-can-move-mountains.html
david_bressan
Feb 14
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Geomorphologic Groundhog Day !

We don’t know how much wood a woodchuck would chuck if he could chuck wood, but we know how much sediment he moves per year… - See more at: History of
david_bressan
Feb 2
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On the Art of Mineral Identification

Hardness is an important feature http://historyofgeology.fieldofscience.com/2015/01/mineral-classification-made-easy-mohs.html used for mineral identification,
david_bressan
Jan 31
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Mineral Classification Made Easy - Mohs Hardness Scale

January 29, 1773: Birtday of German mineralogist Carl F. C. Mohs, he revolutioned mineral classification, publishing textbooks for the identification of
david_bressan
Jan 29
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Geologists in the land of the Kangaroo

Terra Australis - the southern continent had been “discovered” by Europeans already in 1606, but only in 1642 the size of the new “island” becomes
david_bressan
Jan 26
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“What a confusion for Geologists” – Geologizing with Darwin

January 16, 1832 the H.M.S.Beagle, with Charles Darwin on board, arrived to the barren “Quail Island” (today Island of Santa Maria, Cape Verde Islands). It
david_bressan
Jan 16
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