minerals

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One of the tricky things to convey about rocks, especially in a lecture or in a textbook, is the way geologists can see such different things at different scales – from thousands of kilometers to a few micrometers – and the way that all those observations fit together to understanding the processes that shape the…

If you haven’t been reading Photo Synthesis, which features a series of science photographers… well, you’ve been missing out. The latest photographer, BJ Bolender, has a series of gorgeous mineral photos from rock and mineral shows in Arizona. Go look! (I’ve been out of town at a family wedding. I’m back now, but I’ve got…