It really hurts [comic]

Everybody always says, “What’s the deal, man? It’s not like paper actually hurts you when you get beat.” But, it DOES hurt!. It does!

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Got geophysics?

What happens, when a bovine invasion disrupts your measurement? You take a snapshot and let the internet have fun with it. What tearable puns can you come up with? Image credit: Robert Supper […]

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Three virtues of a Geophysicist

Don’t forget the three virtues of a geophysicist. True love True friendship True amplitudes See the full article here

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Geophysyphus

Here at the way of the geophysicist. We love neologisms. How do you like this one?   The Story of Sisyphus Sisyphus is a figure from Greek mythology. He was a pretty smart fellow, […]

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Artistic Inge Lehmann Linocut of the Danish Seismologist

Etsy user Minouette has a beautiful collection of linocuts. I really enjoyed the series on female scientists. Inge Lehmann is a Danish seismologist and the first scientist to prove layering within the Earth’s […]

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The difference of a decimal for a tsunami

Off the coast of Chile a strong shallow earthquake triggered a tsunami. Warnings have been going out to Chile, Peru, Hawaii and New Zealand. The first estimation of the energy of the earthquake […]

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Become a scientist!

This beautiful shirt tells it how it is. Except maybe that rarely any invention is named after the one who found it anymore. Science needs you. Become a scientist! The benefits are clear: […]

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Today I want to be Canadian

I love travelling. Collecting stamps in my passport is a souvenir that is precious to me and so far I have kept my passports and the memories it contains. But today I more […]

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Lying with statistics.

You can see it quite often today, that an essential part of an axis is missing. I usually think highly critical of not showing your entire plot. Finally someone has made the appropriate […]

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