10 simple ways in which you’ll tell for yourself that the world isn’t flat

Posted on October 30, 2018Categories EARTH   Leave a comment on 10 simple ways in which you’ll tell for yourself that the world isn’t flat

Humanity has illustrious Earth is spherical for some millenia, and I’ve been intending to show a lot of ways that prove the planet isn’t flat. I’ve had some ideas on a way to try this, however recently got a stimulating incentive, once Phil Plait, The unhealthy uranologist, wrote a couple of recently revealed BBC article concerning “The Flat Earth” society. (Most recently, rapper B.o.B. went on a Twitter rant on the subject.) Phil claims it’s ridiculous to even trouble rebutting … Continue reading “10 simple ways in which you’ll tell for yourself that the world isn’t flat”

These Scientists Have a Tantalising New Answer to The Mysterious ‘Gaia Puzzle’

Posted on July 5, 2018Categories EARTH, NEWS   Leave a comment on These Scientists Have a Tantalising New Answer to The Mysterious ‘Gaia Puzzle’

We will likely never know how life on Earth started. Perhaps in a shallow sunlit pool. Or in the crushing ocean depths miles beneath the surface near fissures in the Earth’s crust that spewed out hot mineral-rich soup. While there is good evidence for life at least 3.7 billion years ago, we don’t know precisely when it started. But these passing aeons have produced something perhaps even more remarkable: life has persisted. Despite massive asteroid impacts, cataclysmic volcano activity and extreme … Continue reading “These Scientists Have a Tantalising New Answer to The Mysterious ‘Gaia Puzzle’”

23 Stunning Specimens of California Gold on Display

Posted on April 26, 2018Categories EARTH   Leave a comment on 23 Stunning Specimens of California Gold on Display

The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History is having a gold rush — one in which prospectors can gaze at glittering specimens of radiating golden leaves. An exhibit opening at the museum on Saturday, April 14, will showcase 23 pieces of California gold, including unusually large examples as well as smaller ones featuring extremely rare crystallographic forms. “This collection is incredible,” said Richard Kissel, the Peabody’s director of exhibitions and public programs. “The gold specimens on view are of superior … Continue reading “23 Stunning Specimens of California Gold on Display”