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STEM fields are for women, too - Coeur d'Alene Press

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 05:15

Coeur d'Alene Press

STEM fields are for women, too
Coeur d'Alene Press
Coeur d'Alene High School sophomore Natasha Adam closely watches her group's test tubes reveal pH levels during a hands-on water filtration activity Tuesday morning at University of Idaho's 10th annual Women in Math and Science event. (LOREN ...

STEM fields are for women, too - Coeur d'Alene Press

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 05:15

Coeur d'Alene Press

STEM fields are for women, too
Coeur d'Alene Press
Coeur d'Alene High School sophomore Natasha Adam closely watches her group's test tubes reveal pH levels during a hands-on water filtration activity Tuesday morning at University of Idaho's 10th annual Women in Math and Science event. (LOREN ...

State Museum plans lunchtime learning series - Albany Times Union

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 08:34

Albany Times Union

State Museum plans lunchtime learning series
Albany Times Union
For more than 60 years of its history the museum was housed on the fifth floor of the Education Building and looms large in the memories of those who visited there. Join History Technician Kara Chambers as she covers major milestones in the history of ...

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Goings on - Millbury-Sutton Chronicle

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 18:17

Millbury-Sutton Chronicle

Goings on
Millbury-Sutton Chronicle
Suitable for hikers and geologists ages 10 and above. Sturdy footwear is required, and be ... for this interactive educational display. You'll have a chance to meet the amazing rocks and minerals that are the foundation of Purgatory Chasm, and learn ...

Ivanhoe Mines Announces the Makoko Copper Discovery on its 100%-Owned Western Foreland Exploration Licences ... - Geology for Investors

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 07:10

Ivanhoe Mines Announces the Makoko Copper Discovery on its 100%-Owned Western Foreland Exploration Licences ...
Geology for Investors
Our talented and dedicated employees will continue to help the Congolese people unlock the full potential of their country's mineral endowment. “Our continued exploration successes in the DRC will continue to catch the fullest attention of the mining ...

Geo-Adventuring, the Beginning: Marys Peak Marvels - Scientific American (blog)

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 07:30

Scientific American (blog)

Geo-Adventuring, the Beginning: Marys Peak Marvels
Scientific American (blog)
But nothing compares to having a geologist take you on a personal tour of sites they know intimately. How much geology can you pack into one short and rainy trip? Turns out .... Here in the gabbro by Parker Creek Falls, you can see evidence of ...

Geoadventuring, the Beginning: Marys Peak Marvels - Scientific American (blog)

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 07:30

Scientific American (blog)

Geoadventuring, the Beginning: Marys Peak Marvels
Scientific American (blog)
Eight years ago this month, I jumped in a car with Lockwood DeWitt for the first time, and learned my most valuable lesson in geotripping. You can read a ton of books and blogs. You can take a few geology classes. You can do your own geological touring.

The 'metamorphic' transformation of Van Wickle: how the college's old library became geology's home - The Lafayette (blog)

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 01:02

The Lafayette (blog)

The 'metamorphic' transformation of Van Wickle: how the college's old library became geology's home
The Lafayette (blog)
Van Wickle, which today proudly boasts its rocks and mineral collection to the campus community, once boasted its collection of books as Lafayette College's main library. Today, Van Wickle, previously known as The Van Wickle Memorial Library, is the ...

The minerals and rocks of Minnesota - Hometown Focus

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 23:15

Hometown Focus

The minerals and rocks of Minnesota
Hometown Focus
Economic geology studies how ore deposits form and how to find and develop them. Is the reason for economic geology to make mining companies rich? Is it to make the State of Minnesota or landowners rich? Is it to make well-paying jobs for a lot of people?

A bite out of time: Dinosaurs roar back to life at Upcountry History Museum - Greenville Journal

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 07:54

Greenville Journal

A bite out of time: Dinosaurs roar back to life at Upcountry History Museum
Greenville Journal
The Bob Campbell Geology Museum is known for its collection of more than 10,000 minerals and rocks, but in recent years, the museum has brought in fossils from across the United States. While some fossil displays in the museum are actually casts, there ...

Goings on - Millbury-Sutton Chronicle

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 11:05

Millbury-Sutton Chronicle

Goings on
Millbury-Sutton Chronicle
Mark Blazis, director of the Auburn Birdbanding Research Station and nationally recognized in conservation education and research, will be present “Tick Talk: All You Need To Know About the Deer Tick, Lyme Disease and What You Can Do to Prevent Tick ...

Candidates Speak Out: Water District candidates tackle topics such as SGMA and balancing the basin - Ridgecrest Daily Independent

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 01:03

Ridgecrest Daily Independent

Candidates Speak Out: Water District candidates tackle topics such as SGMA and balancing the basin
Ridgecrest Daily Independent
He has a bachelor of arts degree in geology from University of California, Santa Barbara. Saint-Amand said he brings his educational background as well as extensive relevant experience to his candidacy. “I worked here with my father as a consultant.

Untouched Riches: The Growing Mining Industry of Guinea - Investing News Network

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 15:00

Investing News Network

Untouched Riches: The Growing Mining Industry of Guinea
Investing News Network
Guinea's Ministry of Mines and Geology estimates that at the current rate of growth, bauxite production could reach up to 60 million tons by 2020. Guinea's mineral wealth is far from limited to bauxite, with large quantities of high-grade iron ore ...

How Rocks And Minerals Can Make Us Sick Or Keep Us Healthy - Forbes

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 17:46

Forbes

How Rocks And Minerals Can Make Us Sick Or Keep Us Healthy
Forbes
Despite Paracelsus' pioneering work, medical geology (the study of how rocks and minerals impact human health) is a relatively young science. Most work was done in tropical areas, where weathering and release of certain elements from ... However ...

Dundee Precious Metals Announces Updated Mineral Resource Estimate for the Timok Gold Project - EIN News (press release)

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 04:37

Dundee Precious Metals Announces Updated Mineral Resource Estimate for the Timok Gold Project
EIN News (press release)
TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dundee Precious Metals Inc. (TSX: DPM) (“DPM” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce the results of the updated Mineral Resource estimate for its Timok Gold Project (“Timok”) in Serbia. .... These studies ...

JAXA Hayabusa 2 Project—touching the planet building blocks - seattlepi.com (blog)

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 16:08

JAXA Hayabusa 2 Project—touching the planet building blocks
seattlepi.com (blog)
Ryugo's geology will be studied the way any field geologist worth their salt studies rocks in the field but with elán—there will be intentional and explosive breakage. Cracking open a rock allows for a look at unweathered minerals. Yes, everyday ...

Letters to the Editor - Sept. 23 - Herald-Mail Media

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 20:51

Letters to the Editor - Sept. 23
Herald-Mail Media
I met Mr. Hager when I was a student at Smithsburg Middle School. He was my social studies teacher and nurtured my love of history. I took several electives with him, including rocks and minerals. I can still recite his mnemonic device for remembering ...

Zephyr Minerals expands footprint near Dawson Gold Property - Canon City Daily Record

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 16:16

Zephyr Minerals expands footprint near Dawson Gold Property
Canon City Daily Record
Zephyr Minerals Ltd. has expanded its footprint by recently acquiring and staking the Green Mountain copper-gold property located about six miles southwest of the Dawson Gold Property. A release issued by the company in July states the property ...

10/13: The World Of The Whartons - NRVN News

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 01:02

NRVN News

10/13: The World Of The Whartons
NRVN News
Robert C. Whisonant, PhD (Professor Emeritus, Geology, Radford University). 2:00: The World of the ... Divided Loyalties in Virginia – Paul Quigley, PhD (Director of Virginia Center for Civil War Studies and Associate Professor,Virginia Tech). African ...

Goings on - Millbury-Sutton Chronicle

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 06:29

Goings on
Millbury-Sutton Chronicle
A cool hike: From 3-4:30 p.m., Purgatory Chasm hosts Glacial Geology Hike: The last ice age helped sculpt Massachusetts into the landscape we see today, Purgatory Chasm included. Join the park interpreter for a moderately ... Join the park interpreter ...

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