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Rosetta Stones

Rosetta Stones

Adventures in the good science of rock-breaking.

Help Save the Arizona Geological Survey

The Arizona Geological Survey's budget has been slashed by the state's short-sighted government. There are as many reasons to save the agency as there are geologic wonders, riches and hazards in Arizona. Let the governor know that the AZGS must be fully funded! In this article I'll tell you why it's so important

June 20, 2016 — Dana Hunter

In the Path of Destruction XII: From a Distance

I'm blogging Richard Waitt's excellent book about the May 18, 1980, eruption as I read it. Join me for more In the Path of Destruction goodness! And pick up your own copy at the link below

June 9, 2016 — Dana Hunter

36 Years Ago Today: Mount Saint Helens

It's the 36th anniversary of the eruption of Mount Saint Helens. Please take a moment to remember those who died that beautiful May morning, and to appreciate the power of a volcano to change our lives forever

May 18, 2016 — Dana Hunter

Where No Maps Have Gone Before!

There's something wonderfully thrilling about geologic maps of places we've never mapped that way before! Scientists recently mapped a brand-new island and produced a beautifully detailed map of Mercury. Come see what those maps reveal

May 9, 2016 — Dana Hunter

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