One big reason to go into geophysics is pretty obvious: Volcanoes! I got to know Boris Behncke during my high school years. He’s a geophysicist situated in Sicily, Italy. And to our fortune he’s quite keen on photography and shares these gems on various platforms. The latest paroxysm produced a very special event: That moment, […]
Today’s TGIF post is a comic from Unearthed Comics and a good one for all the paleontology or unicorn enthusiasts that happen to come here from time to time. “”End the ridicule” by Unearthed Comics CC-BY-NC-ND ###Pretty good preservation, eh? On a personal note: Unfortunately my internet is broken and my provider asks me to […]
Geophysics isn’t just fun and games! You don’t always get to play with volcanoes and … wait… Oh. Well sometimes you do get to play with volcanos. It’s a picture from tumblr. Unfortunately, I don’t know the originator.
Rock properties can be a little tricky to understand. Especially new student that start to learn about porosity, believe that large porosity will result in a good rock to store things. This is called a reservoir rock. These things include oil and gas but are also very important for CO2 Sequestration. This is a process […]
One of my favorite blogs is asking for help and maybe you too would like to make a difference. Nicole Sharp from Fuck Yeah Fluid Dynamics had her funds cancelled and asks for their readers to fund her to go to the American Physical Society’s Division of Fluid Dynamics. She points out three major reasons […]
Guns and physics mix pretty well. While I don’t want to advocate gun use! Nevertheless, they’re still a marvelous example when it comes to trajectories and the like. So two weeks ago the Veritasium Youtube Channel posted a puzzling video involving a gun and a wooden block, but see for yourself: So what do you […]
This animated gif is just awe-inspiring. This video captures even more of this magnificent beauty. It was created by Eva Sturm.
Stones can be very useful.
This animation of 15 frames from the NASA cloudless photos is beautiful but haunting. John Nelson is usually known for rather complex animations, but this simple gif shows a year in the life of our Earth. A breathing Earth. Read up on it over at fastcodesign.com/ or directly at John Nelsons post
Just a quick reminder, how geologists view the world: via tastefully offensive