Category Archives: Things I Wish I’d Thought of

John Perry, Lord Kelvin, and radioactive decay

I’ll admit I am behind onĀ Cosmos. I’ve watched some of the originals on Netflix, and plan on binge watching the Neil deGrasse Tyson version soon. Tyson is one of the best ambassadors of science we’ve heard fromĀ in a long time, … Continue reading

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Best. Idea. Ever.

Head over to the Geological Society of London Blog and check out how to enter their geo bake-off. This damn near defines “things I wish I’d thought of,” and I can’t wait to see the entries. Go here.  

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Turns out nobody is perfect! Peer reviewed humor in geoscience journals.

There are bajillions of scientific papers published every year. Some are great, most are OK, and a handful are awful. That is just my opinion of course, but it simply a statement of fact that very few papers are ever … Continue reading

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A good thing comes from the “New Star Wars” movies!

When I start to go on rants about how disappointed I am with the three newer Star Wars movies I try to remember that I am an adult in my late 30’s and that these are movies for kids and … Continue reading

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