Geologic Column Evolves
February 1, 2022
Like a prototype made of putty, the geologic column is less a reflection of reality than it is of ideology.
Buffon or Buffoon? Evaluating a Dead Expert
September 16, 2018
He was highly regarded in his day, but the beliefs of Comte de Buffon seem comical now.
Language Strangles Scientific Ideals
January 27, 2017
Big Science doesn't have a public relations problem. It has a propaganda problem.
Welcome to the Anthropocene
September 5, 2016
Geologists are adding a new era to the geologic column: the Anthropocene, when humans began man-handling the planet.