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Fault Bound Bodies

Caroline Doolin’s exhibition, Fault Bound Bodies, opened at the Project Arts Centre on Thursday. I have a short text, ‘Dreams of Plastic Love,’ published in the gallery guide, which I’m not going to reproduce here (not yet, anyway). 21 more words

Writing

The United Kingdom and Ireland from the International Space Station

As an historian of the modern era, it’s easy for me to get caught up in the details and events of the past that can easily be related to the current day without considering that I am only looking at a tiny slice of human history.  509 more words

British History

Folding

Ocean to mountain –

Now a riverside pathway ~

Folding space and time.

Poetry

When Dinosaurs Ruled Again

Researching Deep Time was an excuse to rewatch the dinosaur films that had captivated me as boy. Through this painstaking scholarly process I discovered that in my memory two of these films had merged into one. 617 more words

How the Concept of Deep Time is Changing

Courtesy of Aeon Magazine… The idea that humans are ephemeral compared to the workings of nature isn’t as persuasive as it once was.

How the Concept of Deep Time is Changing

Science Hut

Can Geology Overcome Climate Denialism?

A piece in ArsTechnica reports on some research suggesting that conservatives are more likely to respond positively to news about climate change if they are seeing that the world of the past is not the world of the present rather than being shown ideas about what the future will bring. 500 more words

Deep Time, Exotic Excursions

This year’s visit to New Caledonia got me musing whether I should change the name of my blog – to signal a broadening of scope that would justify my writing here about my travels. 472 more words

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