Category Archives: Exogeology & astronomy

Leaving geology for a black willow

I’m not that active here as you might have noticed. The reason is mainly that Ive decided to quit studying geology this winter without being finished with my MSc… Yes I’m a quitter… While becoming a father last year my … Continue reading

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The union of conspiracy theorists and sceptics

When something cool is announced, there will always be the ones who automatically does their best to put down the discovery. So when the new very cool arsenic bacteria got announced yesterday it didnt take long before they started to … Continue reading

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Habitable

Sometimes it takes a geologist to point out the difference between habitable planet and habitable zone when the big minds get carried away… 🙂

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The more I learn about astrobiology…

I am quite aware of the fact that bashing other academic fields is quite unpopular to some people – and you probably can make a lot of enemies that way, or at least lose friends. But I dont care, I … Continue reading

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Gut feeling vs math

Some weeks ago I asked the question about asteroid impacts. Somehow I couldnt really accept that several small impacts was worse than one big – not without proof. And somehow my original Texas-example was probably correct – that just kills … Continue reading

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One big still sounds worse than several small to me…

“The geology P.A.G.E” made a nice post on fighting asteroids, but theres one claim there Ive seen many times, but never believed in. Its this: So you shatter an asteroid the size of Texas and get what? Instead of 1 … Continue reading

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