The Gulf Stream myth

Climate change might stop the gulf stream and then we in Europe are pretty much doomed, tumbling into another ice age, right?! Wrong. It’s nice and cozy in Europe and we like it […]

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Theory of an Expanding Earth

In the comments to our post on continental drift, someone suggested the theory of a growing Earth. (http://on.fb.me/Mv6bSr) The theory of an expanding Earth has been around quite a while. In the 1950s […]

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When continental drift was considered pseudoscience

Remember when the earth used to be flat and to behave nice and static? Well it has only been hundred years that we know the face of the earth changes. But the idea […]

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Terra Sacra – A timelapse of the world.

Terra Sacra This is a video of some of the most beautiful places in the world. It takes you to 24 countries on 7 continents. Here you can find the locations that were […]

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Geology needs to be done consciously

We love the earth and maybe some get inspired to go out and look at some awesome geology.?It’s great to look at some formations and maybe take something with home but there is […]

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Venus transits the sun

Today is Sun-Earth day. Venus transits the sun. And while our friends over at The Universe (https://www.facebook.com/AstrophysicsAndAstronomy) already reported about that, maybe some of you like it as well. NASA is having a […]

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The weekend volcano post

The weekend is coming! Let’s start this weekend with an awesome volcano picture of the Bagana in Papua New Guinea. It was taken by the Earth Observing-1 satellite and is a rather rare […]

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Fresh water consumption

Fresh water is an increasingly scarce but important resource. Have a look at this great illustration, where the water of the world goes and how it is consumed. In many places water consumption […]

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The “Missing Silicon”-Problem

For quite some time, we have been missing some silicon. I guess, this need some explanation. Scientists have a quite good understand of which elements should be on this earth. They derived this […]

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Interdisciplinary Upwelling

Have a look at the map. It shows the worldwide upwelling areas (by NCEP and NOAA). Upwelling in coastal areas has been known for quite a while. However, this is a beautiful example […]

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