Did you ever wonder how to protect your lair once you turn to the dark side? (Listen up Elon) Randal Munroe of xkcd fame collaborated with Minute Physics to solve this problem. How to build a Lava Moat: It’s a collaboration to promote the new book “How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems“. […]
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 http://imaggeo.egu.eu/view/856/
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, tricking death several times. However, in the end he is punished with the eternal task of pushing a boulder up a hill. […]
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:
- Work on your free weekends
- Incredibly low wages
- Study cool stuff
- Wear a lab coat
Your mileage may vary. Yay Science!
I find it hard to believe that it his come so far that the poor state of science has made it onto mass produced t-shirts.
— Jesper Dramsch (@JesperDramsch) August 28, 2015
Halfway through my thesis, this may be one of my biggest fears:
via George Takei Working with seismic data packages can be quite a hassle. The User Interface is stuck somewhere beyond the 80s’ and you wonder where you’re supposed to supply the punchcard. Has anyone tried this novel approach yet?
You know the Disney princesses. You have seen them reimagined as guys, as pregnant, across different ethnicities and bearded. Now finally geologists get their fair share of Disney reimagination as well. (Yes even more than the bearded ones.) I present to you the work of Kevin Bolk: Disney princesses reimagined as pile of rocks. Cherterella […]
Courtesy of Jorge Cham at PHDComics
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.