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Glaciologist Interview

Tell us a little bit about your job as a glaciologist, what does it entail?

There’s one thing you should know about me: I LOVE glaciers. 1,195 more words

Research/PhD

Winter Welly - the joy of thermals

Having enjoyed the tropical climate of Bangkok for the past four years, arriving in Welllington in mid-winter has been a shock! Gone are the days where t-shirt, shorts and flip-flops (sorry jandals) would suffice, now it is layers, layers and more layers. 91 more words

Post-Truth and the Precautionary Principle

-Many have come to call our current epoch the post-truth era. They do so because scientific consensus is widely mocked, the news is deemed the enemy of the people, and higher education is considered by many to be corrupt and meaningless. 816 more words

Highlighted Community: Clarksville, TN

It is called the Gateway to the New South, Queen City of the Cumberland,  Tennessee’s Top Spot, and a primer place for Ft. Campbell troops.  This is home of Austin Peay State University and the birthplace of one of the greatest female athletes in the USA Olympics.  1,743 more words

Travel

HOT! HOT! HOT!

Friday, August 10 was HOT in Calgary. In fact it was 36.4 Celsius hot. For the unconverted, that’s 97.5 Fahrenheit hot. It broke the previous all-time record of 36.1 Celsius set in 1919, and again in 1933. 535 more words

Politics

Always be prepared

The evacuation order was given to Nomura town early in the morning on Saturday, July 7th. I evacuated to the elementary school nearby, after packing the essentials in my backpack. 1,173 more words

Travel

Parker Probe

Nasa launched a probe to go into the atmosphere of the sun this week. The Parker probe is named after the scientist that first came up with the idea of solar winds. 68 more words

Climate