Monthly Archives: January 2010

A Wooster Geologist on the 2012 Doomsday Phenomenon: Pseudoscience, Baseless Fears, and the Mysterious Planet Nibiru

WOOSTER, OHIO–Last week I gave a talk about the coming End of Time scheduled for December 21, 2012.  You may have heard that the Mayan Long Count Calendar ends on the day before the 2012 winter solstice, and that all … Continue reading

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Voices of Undergraduate Geoscience Research

Two Wooster geologists, Colin Mennett (’10) and Terry Workman (’10), are featured Voices of Undergraduate Geoscience Research on the Council for Undergraduate Research (CUR) Geoscience Division website. Colin and Terry were interviewed by a CUR Councilor when they presented their … Continue reading

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Hazards Blog

Check out the GEOL 105 Blog: http://geol105naturalhazards.voices.wooster.edu/ Get to know the students over the week as they discuss their favorite hazards. Then follow the blog for updated information on current hazard-related events!

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Earthquakes and the Power of the Internet

It’s amazing how quickly information moves on the internet. I was working on my Natural Hazards course today when Twitter exploded with news of a magnitude 4.1 earthquake in northern California. Within minutes, the USGS posted details on a website, … Continue reading

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Lunar Ilmenite

Lunar Ilmenite: Next Gen Fuel Source Part 1 and Part 2 presented by Andrew Retzler ’11.

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