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

Geological Treasures in Ancient Egypt

blogs.scientificamerican.com — The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American. Email Print Freelance geologist dealing with quaternary outcrops interested in the history and the development of geological concepts through time. Follow on Twitter@David_Bressan. More " Freelance geologist dealing with quaternary outcrops interested in the history and the development of geological concepts through time.

Radioactivity and Earth´s Age

blogs.scientificamerican.com — The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American. Email Print Freelance geologist dealing with quaternary outcrops interested in the history and the development of geological concepts through time. Follow on Twitter@David_Bressan. More " Freelance geologist dealing with quaternary outcrops interested in the history and the development of geological concepts through time.

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.

A (Zombie) Toad-in-the-Hole?

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.

Geschichte der Geologie

geschichtedergeologie.blogspot.com — Am 20. Februar 1949 verschwand die 69-jähride Witwe Haigh führte die Polizei zu einer alten Lagerhalle in der Henrietta Helen Olivia Roberts Durand-Deacon spurlos aus ihrem Zimmer im Onslow Court Hotel, South Kensigton, London. Die Polizei verhörte die Anwohner des Hotels und bald darauf wurde Leopard Road in Sussex in der einige seltsame Dinge aufgefunden wurden: eine Pistole, Schutzkleidung aus Gummi und drei Behälter für Schwefelsäure.

Of Dragons and 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. Johann Jakob Scheuchzer (1672-1733) was a Swiss physician, but also quite interested in travels and natural sciences.

Il Granito di Bressanone - Un'indagine petrografica

storiadellageologia.blogspot.com — Il Granito di Bressanone é stato descritto per la prima volta dal geologo Adolf Pichler, che includeva anche un ammasso tonalitico, denominato da lui " Schisto oligoclasico", in questa unita geologica. Oggigiorno vengono suddivise nel Granito/Plutone di Bressanone e la Lamella Tonalitica di Mules, dato che separate sia tettonicamente che temporalmente (Il granito è datato al Permiano, mentre la tonalite all'Oligocene).
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Nov 28, 2014

Desert glass - Ancient atomic residue, or evidence of a meteorite impact? skepticreport.com/sr/?p=288

Nov 28, 2014

In the future every scientific discovery will have its fifteen minutes of fame - remember that space-probe crash-landing on a comet ?....

Nov 28, 2014

RT @ferwen: Mary Somerville, the Queen of 19th century science, died at Naples on 28 November 1872 wp.me/p3ihHu-158 pic.twitter.com/aTenD8GmPn

Nov 27, 2014

RT @AlessAmato: 27Nov 1945 M8.1 #earthquake offshore Pakistan-Iran caused tsunami +4,000 deaths. Makran subduction due to Arabia push pic.twitter.com/82E8L0qiMG

Nov 27, 2014

#geomythology Griffins - mythological beasts or humanity's first attempt to describe fossils ? skeptoid.com/episodes/4442

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