News Roundup, December 2015
As readers of this site know, I’m convinced that the asteroids cluttering up our solar system are shrapnel left over from the accidental obliteration of a planet between Mars and Jupiter— 2,505 more words
Where do we come from? There are many right answers to this question, and the one you get often depends on who you ask.
For example, an astrophysicist might say that the chemical components of our bodies were first forged in the nuclear fires of stars. 75 more words
After spending several years in the petroleum and mining industry it becomes obvious to anybody that structural geology is the α and Ω of exploration, because structural geology gives the platform where all the results of various analyses can be integrated. 973 more words
For drama, you can’t beat that one explanation of the K/T extinction: A giant asteroid smacks into the Gulf of Mexico, causing the equivalent of our greatest fear (global nuclear war, minus radiation) and knocking over the dinosaurs like so many bowling pins. 2,217 more words