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Seen in Kresge …

Also, remember to leave your message on the Kresge Graffiti Wall … funny, thoughtful, ironic, salty, whatever’s on your mind. Let the ’19s know what it’s like!

Happy 155th, Daniel Barringer

“I naturally was very incredulous of the theory … that this great hole in the earth’s surface had been produced by the impact of an iron body falling out of space …” This week marks the 155th birthday of Daniel Moreau Barringer, the American geologist who explored the Barringer crater (then called Coon Mountain) in…


USGS Information on the Nepal Earthquake of April 25

The U.S. Geological Survey maintains a page with information and updates on the Nepal earthquake and aftershocks that includes an interactive map and downloadable .kml files for Google Earth viewing.  Separate sections provide scientific data and details. Magnitude 7.8 Earthquake in Nepal & Aftershocks  (USGS Science Features) USGS Earthquake Hazards Program Event Page Nepal Earthquake…


Happy Earth Day!

In honor of Earth Day, the U.S. Geological Survey has published a great overview of the earth- and environment-related issues and challenges facing our planet.  Skim through these dozen slides for a quick review and some amazing images.


Math Drives Careers

This year’s theme for Mathematics Awareness Month is “Math Drives Careers!” Leave us a comment to this question: What math class(es) have you taken or are taking that support your career choice? I’ll start. By the time I finished my third year of undergrad, I knew I wanted to be an academic science librarian. Although…