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Rosetta Stones

Rosetta Stones

Adventures in the good science of rock-breaking.

The Cataclysm: "Vancouver! Vancouver! This Is It!"

Dawn arrives early in the Pacific Northwest spring. The clouds are usually thick enough to filter the light to the satisfaction of all but the lightest sleepers, but on the morning of May 18th, 1980, 5:30am saw the sun rising in cloudless skies.

August 9, 2012 — Dana Hunter

Interlude: Moment of Silence

  Memorial to the people killed in the May 18th, 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. Johnston Ridge Volcano Obervatory, Mount St. Helens, WA.

August 8, 2012 — Dana Hunter

Beginnings: Where will you begin?

Thursday 26th July saw the launch of SciLogs.com, a new English language science blog network. SciLogs.com, the brand-new home for Nature Network bloggers, forms part of the SciLogs international collection of blogs which already exist in German, Spanish and Dutch.

July 27, 2012 — Dana Hunter

Intermission: Sunset Crater

(Apologies to Mount St. Helens fans. I didn't have this week's installment written up in advance, and now my uterus has attacked. We'll get on with the saga next week.

June 28, 2012 — Dana Hunter

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