I'm a geologist and during my research on glaciers I became interested in history and the development of geological concepts in time.

All Good Things must End…

blogs.scientificamerican.com — The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American. Freelance geologist dealing with quaternary outcrops interested in the history and the development of geological concepts through time. Follow on Twitter@David_Bressan. Eventually everybody has to face change and his personal Chicxulub and so will the History of Geology blog end as part of the Scientific American Network.

Storia della Geologia

storiadellageologia.blogspot.com — I primi europei avvistarono la Nuova Zelanda in 1769 e quattro anni più tardi il grande capitano Cook esplora le due isole. Cook era molto interessato alla natura dei luoghi visitati e raccolse anche delle strane storie di grandi uccelli, che si nascondevano nelle paludi e foreste e che venivano cacciati con un strano metodo: grandi sassi venivano scaldati nel fuoco - l' uccello li ingeriva e cotto dall'interno, era facile preda dei cacciatori!

History of Geology

blogs.scientificamerican.com — The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American. Freelance geologist dealing with quaternary outcrops interested in the history and the development of geological concepts through time. Follow on Twitter@David_Bressan. " Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice.

Il Vello d'Oro - tra Geologia e Mitologia

storiadellageologia.blogspot.com — ricerca degli argonauti del vello d'oro nell' antico regno di Colchide (collocato sulle coste orientali del Mare Nero) è un avventura leggendaria, ma forse si basa su alcuni osservazioni reali. Infatti Omero riporta la spedizione alla ricerca della pelle d' oro di un montone come storia reale nella sua " Odissea" (redatta nel VIII-VII secolo a.Chr.)

Geological Treasures in Ancient Egypt

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Radioactivity and Earth´s Age

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Vivere tra le rocce - il camoscio alpino

storiadellageologia.blogspot.com — Fin dall´antichità le zone alpine furono semplicemente identificate come le montagne di ghiaccio.Le vette innevate, i desolati ghiaioni e le parete di roccia nuda d´alta montagna - erano ambiente contrapposto ai fiumi, laghi e fertili vallate alpine. Mentre gli ultimi facevano parte del regno umano, le zone d´alta quota erano terra di nessuno, o al massimo regno di animali reali e spiriti sovrannaturali.

Earth’s Age and the Cosmic Calendar

blogs.scientificamerican.com — The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American. Freelance geologist dealing with quaternary outcrops interested in the history and the development of geological concepts through time. Follow on Twitter@David_Bressan. During the 19th century geologists realized that earth was quite older than previously believed, however this discovery posed an even greater question: what about the universe?

Geologie im Alten Ägypten

geschichtedergeologie.blogspot.com — Am 26. November 1922 öffnete Howard Carter die versiegelte Tür die zum Grab von Tutanchamun - Pharao im alten Ägypten von 1332 - 1323 v.Chr. - führte. Das Grab quoll über von kostbarem Schmuck, darunter eine Brustplatte die mit einem Skarabäus, aus einem grünlich-gelblichen Edelstein mit seltsamen Glanz geschnitten, verziert war.

The Season of the Witch: Climate-Change and Witch-Hunt Through the Ages

blogs.scientificamerican.com — The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American. Freelance geologist dealing with quaternary outcrops interested in the history and the development of geological concepts through time. Follow on Twitter@David_Bressan. August 3, 1562 a devastating thunderstorm hit central Europe, damaging buildings, killing animals and destroying crops and vineyards.
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Dec 18, 2014

RT @Geo_Miles: .@David_Bressan Geology has ALWAYS been a real science! Now, we just have mathematics to show it off :)

Dec 18, 2014

RT @Jamie_Woodward_: #TBT The famous woolly rhino carcass discovered in 1929 in the Starunia oil fields - a cast is displayed @NHM_London pic.twitter.com/XwEaAUsVcU

Dec 18, 2014

Sad news, Oxford palaeontologist Prof. Martin Brasier, known to me as author of "Darwin's Lost World", killed in car accident

Dec 18, 2014

RT @danigeos: Book just published: I wrote a chapter on th crazy Atlantropa project & the #MessinianSalinityCrisis with @Ricarda_V_ http://…

Dec 18, 2014

December 16, 1631: Saint Gennaro miraculously stops the lava-flows coming from Mount Vesuvius pic.twitter.com/Uno4PJtSrD

Dec 18, 2014

What's the fuss about having a paper accepted for publishing ?... Bah, humbug !

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