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This Week Geohistory:

  • November 9, 1934: Birthday of a collection of organic molecules called Carl E. Sagan
  • November 8, 1895: Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen discovers X-rays, not only useful to see bones, but also to identify the structure of crystals
  • November 7, 1492: The “thunderstone of Ensisheim” is the oldest documented (and preserved) European meteorite
  • November 6, 1910: Birthday of American zoologist, paleontologist, and geologist Everett C. Olson
  • November 5, 1955: Doc Brown invents the Flux-Capacitator, essential part of every DeLorean time machine

On November 7, we celebrated naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace´s contributions to science, from biology to geology:

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