Listen up, everyone! The blog turns 4 year old this week! 4 years. We’ve been blogging for 4 years. Holy moly. You can finish a PhD in that time (I mean, I didn’t, but – you know – you could). We’ve had another cracking year, so let’s reflect a bit on the past year – undoubtedly one of the weirdest years in (blog) history. What did we do? A lot. ThatR ...[Read More]
The Sassy Scientist – Printing: Pre- or Post-?
Giusy is throwing some deep dives into the trenches of scientific literature. Deep they are indeed. Almost running out of oxygen whilst frantically flapping through the murky waters near the surface, she comes across a not-yet-published paper (or better: a non-peer-reviewed paper) that’s floating around the internet. Apparently well-written and soundly researched, she goes looking for more a ...[Read More]
Earthquakes within the plates
As fascinating as the plate tectonics and its accompanying dynamics are, continental interiors are no quiescent zones. The tectonics within these interiors are apparent in the occurrence of numerous intraplate earthquakes, and this week, EGU blog editor Arushi Saxena briefly discusses them and their mechanisms. Earthquakes are a fairly common occurrence here on Earth’s crust. Although most are ess ...[Read More]
The Sassy Scientist – The Secret Art Of Keeping Up-To-Date
It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the impressive speed at which new science is published. How to keep up with all this is an art that few have mastered. Rami is looking for some pointers: Which are the must-follow journals to keep up to date with new geodynamic research? Dear Rami, Carefully checking the table of contents of freshly printed issues of your favourite journals is obviously the most mo ...[Read More]