Category Archives: Geology

A Poem for Old Rock Day

January 7 is Old Rock Day – a celebration of the Earth’s rocks, their incredible history, and the amazing geologists who help us understand them. The study of rocks was first introduced by the Ancient Greek Theophrastus (287 BC) in … Continue reading

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Man-made Earthquakes and “Three-Eyed Billy Embraces the Apocalypse” (Mark Fiore Video)

By Elaine Magliaro Mark Fiore said that the new frontier in scientific denial is “earthquake denial.” He noted that the burning of fossil fuels has helped to change the atmosphere—and now processes being used to extract oil and gas from … Continue reading

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First Life

By James Knauer This is the first of a three-part series dealing with life, its constituency, and some prophesy regarding its future here on Earth. It’s worth checking in on abiogenesis, the self-assembly of life from nonliving matter. Life thrives … Continue reading

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