A new perspective – Deep time

A new perspective – Deep time

Let’s take a wide view.  A really wide view. And put all our stories in perspective – a cosmic perspective. At some time or another you’ve probably heard me say that we are stardust.  Our bodies are made of elements which formed in exploding stars. That’s the positive...
What was behind dinosaurs’ extinction?

What was behind dinosaurs’ extinction?

What killed off those dinosaurs? Was it the impact of a meteorite? Or gases released by enormous lava flows in India? Both suggestions have been argued for years. New data indicates that it may have been both! And the events may have been related. A meteorite is...
The Gifford Lectures legacy

The Gifford Lectures legacy

Adam Lord Gifford. Not exactly an everyday name, but still an important one. Lord Gifford (1820-1887) endowed one of the most prestigious lecture series in Europe, which since the late 1880’s has featured some of the best-known scholars of the day. Often the topics...
Siccar Point in Genesis

Siccar Point in Genesis

Siccar Point. It’s a name to warm the heart of any geologist. This location in Scotland overlooking the North Sea is where James Hutton, oft-cited as the ‘father of geology’ (at least to the Anglophone world), demonstrated the significance of “deep time” to his 18th...
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