ScienceBlogs Infiltrates Germany

i-16e51cb31852f63e75739ccf3fad11cf-logo_science-blogs.gifThe German language now has its own ScienceBlogs. Thirteen new SciBlings! I can read them but I can’t write German well enough to take part much. So far they don’t have any archaeologists, but I’ve found a few entries of interest to people with such predilections.

  • Volker at Darwins Erbe (“D’s legacy”) writes about Neanderthals and space aliens.

  • Jürgen at GeoGraffitico tells us about America’s christening certificate: a 1507 map with the first printed mention of the continent’s modern name. You do know, Dear Reader, about Amerigo Vespucci?
  • Christoph at Wissen schafft Kommunikation (it’s a pun, meaning roughly “Science communication” and “Knowledge creates communication”) reports about a new code-like interpretation of Leonardo’s Last Supper.

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Comments

  1. #1 Chris
    December 12, 2007

    Hi,
    thanks for mentioning.
    But we do have a paleontologist blogging. Take a look here:
    http://www.blogs-hbm.de/tiefes-leben/

  2. #2 Martin R
    December 14, 2007

    Yeah, well, palaeontology only becomes relevant to archaeologists when it covers species that make stone (or other preserved) tools. From Homo habilis onward, the last time I checked.