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Category Archives: Scientific Art

Graffiti at Historical/Archaeological Sites

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Another xkcd present for geologists!

I have absolutely felt like this when taking rock samples. Though I didn’t use a gun. Maybe I was doing it wrong? And a bonus stratigraphy comic from last week:

Mineralized Monday

If you’re still looking for a gift for that special someone this Thursday, and you happen to have several thousand dollars just burning a hole in your bank account, you might want to look at these ridiculously pretty jewels designed by Monique Péan. The ring above, and the necklace below were crafted from fragments of […]

xkcd is great

I know that so many geologists and geology lovers have posted this over the past few days, but I couldn’t resist. I read xkcd religiously just for moments like this one: Randall Munroe is a fantastic cartoonist, and this isn’t the first time he’s made geology references. Some of my favorites:   Ok, so I […]

Null and VOID

Long long ago, in a country far far away, there existed a time when science had not yet come to be. When arts and science and philosophy had not yet diverged in the same manner that they have today. The place is Greece, The time is 50 BC, and the great thinkers of the time […]