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

How Groundhogs Can Change A Landscape

The Origin Of Geological Terms: Feldspar

De Loys' Ape Was A Well Played Anthropological Fraud

Earthquakes Can Cause Mysterious Lights In The Sky

Charles Darwin And The Search For Extraterrestrial Life

Tra Mito e Geologia: La Bestia del Gévedaun

storiadellageologia.blogspot.com — Nel estate del 1764 sui monti del Massiccio Centrale francese, oggi dipartimento del Lozére, al tempo regione del Gevedaun, apparve una misteriosa creatura. La sua prima vittima fu Jeanne Boulet, una ragazza di 14 anni ritrovata mezzo divorata sui altopiani nei pressi di Ètienne-de-Lugdarés. Un mese dopo fu sbranata un´altra ragazza a Puylaurent.

J.W. von Goethe und Tiroler Mineralien

geschichtedergeologie.blogspot.com — Dichter Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) war - neben Fossilien - auch fleißiger Gesteins- und Mineraliensammler. Während seiner Reise nach Süditalien (1786-1788) sammelte er zwischen Innsbruck und Gardasee insgesamt 24 Gesteinsarten. Vom Brenner abwärts schreibt er in seinem Tagebuch: „Glimmerschiefer und Quarz durchzogen. Stahlgrün und dunkelgrau.
Jan 27, 2016

Dichter Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) war fleißiger Gesteins & Mineraliensammler tinyurl.com/h9y8666 pic.twitter.com/noNGYLyyPm

How the Dissection Of A Shark's Head Revealed The True Nature Of Fossils

History of Paleomammology: Cuvier's opossum

historyofgeology.fieldofscience.com — "Every life form is to be considered as a unit, a unified and closed system, in which single parts correspond each to other and work together: A specific action invokes a specific reaction. No part may change if not other parts also change.
Jan 14, 2016

Born #OTD in 1801, naturalist A-T Brongniart, co-author of first stratigraphic profile tinyurl.com/h69d4lv pic.twitter.com/Lo6bgfEau0

Carl von Linné und sein schwieriges Verhältnis zu Fossilien

geschichtedergeologie.blogspot.com — Carl von Linné (1707-1778) ist berühmt für die Einführung der binäre Nomenklatur und Klassifizierung alles irdischen Lebens. Weniger ist bekannt das er auch Mineralien als Regnum lapideum in seinem Werk „ Systema Naturae" (1735) behandelt und eine Einteilung nach äußeren Merkmalen, besonders der Kristallform, vorschlägt. Abb.1.
Jan 11, 2016

Carl von Linné und sein schwieriges Verhältnis zu Fossilien tinyurl.com/guvl66n

Jan 11, 2016

Carl von Linné didn´t accept fossils as remains of animals, so postponing recognizion for about a century tinyurl.com/guvl66n (German)

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Feb 12, 2016

RT @rojasburke: Darwin's hipster walking stick. Made of whalebone, skull pommel in ivory w/ green glass eyes #DarwinDay cc @TetZoo pic.twitter.com/XrDaNLNuve

Feb 12, 2016

When Darwin & Lyell discussed how to get rid of werwolves, bigfoot & other monsters (comic Darwin´s Diaries) pic.twitter.com/BHLpa5NVSw

Feb 12, 2016

RT @MBRoberts4004: @David_Bressan Darwin's first use of clinometer at Llanymunyech. My first research on Darwin pic.twitter.com/zoLmxsherO

Feb 12, 2016

Not only rocks, Darwin’s vasculum, used to collect plants during Beagle-voyage tinyurl.com/j86az3l pic.twitter.com/x0BNRk7hgP

Feb 12, 2016

February 12, 1873: Birthday of Barnum Brown, described in 1905 obscure dinosaur-sp tinyurl.com/j7oalpb pic.twitter.com/2aEC57m1Qg

Feb 12, 2016

RT @TomHoltzPaleo: Today's #FossilFriday is also Barnum Brown's birthday. Here he is with an obscure coelurosaur he found... pic.twitter.com/oMObUX0TpY


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