Monthly Archives: April 2016

Newly discovered baby Titanosaur sheds light on dinosaurs’ early lives

Long-necked sauropod dinosaurs include the largest animals ever to walk on land, but they hatched from eggs no bigger than a soccer ball. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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mineraliety: I like the idea of creating your own matrix: like…

mineraliety: I like the idea of creating your own matrix: like in this Smoky Amethyst necklace by @bleumooncreations /////// www.instagram.com/bleumooncreations www.mineraliety.com mineralia

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flowing-more-freely-than-wine: Fingal’s Cave, UK “Its size and…

flowing-more-freely-than-wine: Fingal’s Cave, UK “Its size and naturally arched roof, and the eerie sounds produced by the echoes of waves, give it the atmosphere of a natural cathedral. The cave’s Gaelic name, An Uaimh Bhinn, means ‘the melodious cave’. It is formed … Continue reading

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mineraliety: And for our 1,000th post…. Here is quite the…

mineraliety: And for our 1,000th post…. Here is quite the spectacular specimen of Blue Spinel by @bendecamp /////// www.instagram.com/bendecamp www.mineraliety.com mineralia

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Scientists reveal origin of Earth’s oldest crystals

Scanning electron microscope picture of a zircon crystal from the Sudbury crater. New research suggests that the very oldest pieces of rock on Earth — zircon crystals — are likely to have formed in the craters left by violent asteroid … Continue reading

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mineraliety: Available on Mineraliety in the Blue and Blue shop…

mineraliety: Available on Mineraliety in the Blue and Blue shop are these Crescent necklaces with Quartz sandwiched between beads for an added pop of color. Have a fave of the three? /////// www.mineraliety.com/shops/blueandblue mineralia

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Copper gives an answer to the rise of oxygen

A new study presents evidence that the rise of atmospheric oxygenation did indeed occur 2.4-2.1 billion years ago. It also shows that biological usage of copper became prominent after the so called ‘Great Oxidation Event.’ Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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fuckyeahfluiddynamics: What happens when you step on lava?…

fuckyeahfluiddynamics: What happens when you step on lava? (First off, don’t try this yourself.) Lava is both very dense and very viscous, so, as illustrated in the animation above, it does not give all that much under pressure. If you … Continue reading

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mineraliety: Available on Mineraliety in the BirchBliss shop is…

mineraliety: Available on Mineraliety in the BirchBliss shop is this incredible print of her original Emerald Agate painting that she has “personally brought to life with gold leaf paint which reflects light beautifully. Carefully, subtly placed flecks of golden glitter … Continue reading

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Earth’s moon wandered off axis billions of years ago

A 3D cross section of the moon’s INFO HERE and resulting lunar polar wander. A new study published today in Nature reports discovery of a rare event — that Earth’s moon slowly moved from its original axis roughly 3 billion … Continue reading

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