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Georgius Agricola - Renaissance Geologist

Georgius Agricola…the name conjures up images of togas, but not at a modern party.

Actually he wasn’t Roman. This German by the name of Georg Bauer just took the Latin name because all cool people did back in the early 16th century. 1,233 more words

Geoscientist Of The Week

Glow-in-the-Dark with Earth

I’d have to travel a decade back in time to remember the fascination and curiosity I had with “glow-in-the-dark” toys back when I was in elementary school. 620 more words


WATCH | Minerology - "Omega Crimson"

  • Artist| MineroloGy
  • Song | “Omega Crimson”
  • Prod| Backpack
  • Project | NiGht Of Broken Glass


Newcomer to the site  MineraloGy dropped “Omega Crimson” a couple days ago and you should take notice. 67 more words

The Music

NHM (part 2)...

Following on from my post last week, this is my 2nd blog from my placement at the Natural History Museum.

So, following lunch on the Wednesday afternoon myself, Lukas & Glenn were introduced to Curator of Flowering plants, Ranee Prakash who gave us a quick tour of her office space and a brief overview of some of her duties. 780 more words

Natural History

An Arctic Shopping List for the Aspiring Naturalist c. 1819.

For John Franklin’s first Arctic Expedition of 1819-1822, Scottish surgeon John Richardson was appointed by the British Admiralty to collect information on the geology, flora and fauna of the region, alongside his regular medical duties. 1,011 more words

NHM Geology - Day 79

Already, our week has come to an end! For our final day at the London Natural History Museum, Lukas, Adam and I spent the morning withRock Collections Manager, Dave Smith. 474 more words