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Rosetta Stones

Adventures in the good science of rock-breaking.

South Napa Earthquake: Which Fault’s at Fault?

South Napa Earthquake: Which Fault’s at Fault?

What the [insert expletive of choice here] is happening? That’s pretty much the first question that traverses most of our minds when the formerly-solid ground starts rocking and rolling.

August 25, 2014 — Dana Hunter
From Firey Flow to Cool Art

From Firey Flow to Cool Art

Humans have a long tradition of taking rocks and making pretty things with them. Usually, when you think of sculpture, you think of marble, right?

August 22, 2014 — Dana Hunter
Fun, Fidalgo, an Ophiolite, and a Very Rude Buck

Fun, Fidalgo, an Ophiolite, and a Very Rude Buck

We made it to Fidalgo Island. Yay! We got lotsa pictures of bonza peridotite and serpentinite. Double yay! I’ll have a proper write-up one o’ these days, but for today, we’ll do some outtakes.

August 7, 2014 — Dana Hunter
At the Beginning of the Universe…

At the Beginning of the Universe…

…there was geology. Oh, I know, some folks will tell you it was physics. Yes, there was that, too. And there might be a few who argue for chemistry, and we’ll grant them chemistry.

July 25, 2014 — Dana Hunter

Happy Fourth of Geology! I Mean, July!

It’s America’s 238th birthday! I can tell because there are fireworks vendors populating every possible parking lot, and things benignly exploding with beautiful trailing sparks overhead.

July 4, 2014 — Dana Hunter

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