What can we learn from geodynamic failure?

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In this week’s post, Mohamed Gouiza discusses the challenges of living under constant stress, paralysed by the possibility of failure and self-perceived inevitability of impending breakup. Continental rifting, of course! Oh… did you think I was talking about life as a researcher? Under tensile stress, the lithosphere stretches, the asthenosphere rises, the crust fails, and rifts form. During this ...[Read More]

The Sassy Scientist – Busting That Rut

The Sassy Scientist – Busting That Rut

Lily took a nice break during the Christmas season, but quickly restressed, and asked: Everytime I take some time off work, I feel guilty I did afterwards. Should l simply keep working continuously? Dear Lily, I would keep working continuously if I were you. I mean, how else are you going to finish your research, write those papers, complete that funding request, prepare a new undergrad course, se ...[Read More]