Human society has always been intrigued by the physical abnormalities of their peers. In the nineteenth century, ‘freak shows’ were… Read more A Fossil Freak Show
In approximately 40 years, world population will grow by over a third and 9.6 billion individuals will live on Earth… Read more The Geoscience of Hidden Hunger
Glaciations throughout the Quaternary period had a dramatic effect on the landscape and species living on the island of Ireland.… Read more Pinning down the Porcupine
Money doesn’t grow on trees…but does gold? Gold (Au) is a familiar precious metal used for jewellery, in electronics, coins… Read more Growing for Gold
Studies have revealed that Greenland has hot depths that cause the ice sheet to flow and melt faster and which… Read more Earth’s Internal Heat Drives Rapid Ice Flow
Earth’s atmosphere certainly has a propensity to turn iron into its oxidised form, rust – Fe2O3.nH2O. But long before steel… Read more The Earth’s oldest ‘rust’
It’s a well-known fact that things tend to get bigger when they heat up—it’s why doors are harder to open… Read more Mercury Rising and Falling
It is said that we know more about the surface of the Moon, than we do about our own planet’s… Read more Out of sight, out of mind?