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A Weighty Problem

One of the key assumptions in applying metamorphic petrology to tectonics (among other fields) is the assumption that the pressure of a metamorphic reaction is the same as the weight of the rock above that reaction.   506 more words

Tectonics

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(No idea when I wrote most of this, but I finished it today.)

Next time you go up the 5 through the Grapevine, and come to the place where Highway 138 comes in, you’re crossing the San Andreas Fault. 1,126 more words

Think Pieces

Project LV One - Day 64 - Catching Up.

One of the things that you learn early when trying to make photographic images outdoors is that the light is the king.  Good light makes an ordinary shot better, poor light can destroy a great shot.   113 more words

Project LV One

A Brief History of the Moon

By Thomas

Most of my posts here on the blog are related to the Moon, which stems from the fact that my PhD project is on lunar samples. 581 more words

In The News

The Wilderness Myth

Sierra reminds us to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. While keeping some parts of America free from roads and industrial development is something to celebrate, the concept underpinning this legislation is based on a fictional narrative, which would be amusing if it weren’t clouding the vision for managing these lands. 1,035 more words

Deep Time

Project LV One - Day 50 - When projects collide

Whilst I was away last week I was able to capture some images that I can use for one of my other long term projects – … 156 more words

Project LV One