Sculpture in Stone
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Sculpture in Stone

Geologist and science writer Nina Morgan* visits the bi-annual OnForm sculpture show in Oxfordshire – the only UK exhibition dedicated exclusively to stone sculpture… It’s generally a lot easier to examine the lithological characteristics of rocks away from their natural setting in the field. The bi-annual OnForm sculpture show, a spectacular exhibition of contemporary stone … Continue reading

New Year, New…Epoch?
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New Year, New…Epoch?

Happy new year, blog readers! While the rest of us are working on making, breaking and conveniently overlooking newly made resolutions, some in the geological community are focusing on a more fundamental resolution. It’s a subject which has been under discussion for several years, and the topic of countless meetings, articles and debates. Now, the … Continue reading

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A New Epoch?

Some of the names given to periods of geological time are familiar. The Jurassic, for example, immediately brings to mind dinosaurs and a certain film favourite of ours (let’s not quibble about how few of those dinosaurs were actually FROM the Jurassic..) The Cretaceous says dinosaurs, chalk and lots of extinctions. The Pleistocene, wolly mammoths … Continue reading