Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6 This post is part of a slowly unfolding saga of my experience at the Meteor Crater Field Camp that was held from October 17-23, 2010. The field camp was run under the NASA Lunar Science Institute and headed […]Read More Six days in the crater, day three
After a long day full of fantastic and varied music, Mumford & Sons took the stage in Dixon, Illinois as part of their Gentlemen of the Road Stopover Tour. After warming up with a slow-paced lover’s lament, we jumped right in to Little Lion Man and just kept going. Hits and soon-to-be-new-releases were mixed in […]Read More Cosmic Stopover?
33 years ago on her first day of work at a hospital, my friend’s mother inherited, in her words, an “antique doorstop and/or paperweight …we think it is petrified wood”. It is fist-sized, shiny, and much heavier than it appears. It is stumpy and rhombohedral-ish, with many semi-parallel lines along the sides and curving bands […]Read More Have you seen this migmatite?