• Posts Tagged ‘Geology’

    The Earth is Sinking!

    by  • March 25, 2019 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Imahl Whett, Institute for Aqua-tektonics, as provided by E. B. Fischadler Art by Justine McGreevy Try as we might, we can’t seem to avoid the frequent news stories or lectures by former politicians claiming to be climate experts asserting that sea levels are rising due to global warming. Dire predictions of...

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    Strange Science: World-Wide Waves

    by  • January 4, 2019 • Strange Science • 0 Comments

    Map of Mayotte

    Seismic activity in one location often has effects on other locations, as certain seismic waves travel over great distances. What’s more unusual is when this sort of seismic wave travels the world without a precipitating seismic event. On November 11, 2018, seismic waves originating off the coast of Mayotte, a tiny island between Mozambique...

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    Strange Science: Lava Floors

    by  • December 21, 2018 • Strange Science • 0 Comments

    Lava from a 1954 eruption. Not the floor.

    Sometimes, our Strange Science goes a little weirder than other weeks. This week is one of those. We started out by asking ourselves how “the floor is lava” became a thing. The first answer we found was related to a 1948 Roald Dahl story, in which the floor was actually red hot coals and...

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    Within the Pulse of Darkness

    by  • August 20, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Cassius Carter, as provided by Lucas Leery Art by Luke Spooner Dear Cass, I invite you to assist me on my next expedition. The site is in remote, northern land that I trust you will remember well. Your task will be simple: to record data thoroughly and accurately. I apologize, but I...

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    Apophenia or Apotheosis

    by  • October 19, 2015 • Fiction • 1 Comment

    Apophenia or Apotheosis

    An essay by Dr. Erick Loadston, as provided by Adam WykesArt by America Jones To you, dear readers, the significance of these findings cannot be overstated. Their implication(s) relate to the whole of human experience after humans first spoke. But perhaps this begins incorrectly: the story will and must build itself up, bootstrap excitement...

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