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The graphic artist M.C. Escher and his connections with geology

     Left: Mobula Rays off Baja California by Eduardo Lopez Negrete / National Geographic. Right: “Two Fish” by M.C. Escher, 1941 from Escher official website The left-hand photograph circulated on Twitter a few weeks ago and someone commented that … Continue reading

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The 2nd Sichuan earthquake in 5 years / why we need more art in science communication

Yesterday, on April 20, 2013, an earthquake struck in China’s Sichuan province. Because this is the blog of an earth scientist, I’ll give you the link to the USGS’s report: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000gcdd#summary . This write-up is excellent and that’s how we … Continue reading

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