Continental drift – the connection with a mammoth you may figure out. But paintballing? Absolutely – check it out! Like facts? Then this is for you! In 1912 German Scientist Alfred Wegener proposed the idea of continental drift. Wegener’s Continental Drift Theory simply stated that the continents drifted around on the surface, over the […]
Geology, How it Began & Other Stories
When did Geology Begin? Not as silly as it sounds! Geology can trace its origins to ancient Greek philosophers, Aristotle for example. There is also a report on the Mount Vesuvius eruption in AD79 by Pliny the Younger. Pliny was a lawyer and author in Ancient Rome. This points to an early origin of the […]
How can I find a Meteorite? Meteorites and meteor-wrongs: A quick guide on how to identify a meteorite.
The quick answer is that although meteorites are very common, they are notoriously difficult to find – unless you are a professional meteorite hunter of course and even then, finds involve a good deal of blood sweat and tears! We’ve got all the info – but if you just want to buy a meteorite (large […]