Archive for May, 2011

Measuring dinosaur body mass index… the cheap way

This afternoon, GEO 212: Evolution of the Earth students are designing experiments to test hypotheses about dinosaur body mass, brain size, body temperature and walking/running mechanics.  Hopefully they’ll finish before Bruce Bartley (age 9) discovers that his dinosaur toys are missing!

Australian Geology: A post from our wandering colleague

Jim sent this post a couple weeks ago, during a monthlong visit to Australia to see his brother and new rocks: As I indicated in my earlier email–we drove to Shark Bay–and spent a couple of days there.  Even though it is a World Heritage Site–I found that outside the stromatolites–there wasn’t that much of […]