Stromatolites on Mars?

Guest “geological story telling” by David Middleton The Case for Past Life on Mars Gets StrongerBut how much evidence is needed until we can say there’s proof? By Dirk Schulze-MakuchAIRSPACEMAG.COMAPRIL 13, 2020 In a new paper published in the International Journal of Astrobiology, Vincenzo Rizzo from the National Research Center in Cosenza, Italy, asks a provocative question: Why…

Montney Python’s Frac’ing Circus

Guest geology by David Middleton In a recent post of mine (ExxonMobil & Chevron Eviscerate Democrat Frac’ing Ban Fantasies) I made this passing comment: There is no evidence whatsoever that frac’ing has ever polluted groundwater or triggered palpable earthquakes.  Regarding my earthquake comment, I was referring to specific attribution, not generalized correlations. One very polite commentator from British…

“Hidden ‘Jurassic World’ Buried Underneath Australia”

Guest geology/geophysics drive-by by David Middleton H/T to Dr. Willie Soon Cool story, stupid headline… Scientists Found a Hidden ‘Jurassic World’ Buried Underneath AustraliaThe subterranean remains of 100 volcanoes formed some 180 million years ago were detected under a major petroleum hotspot. By Becky FerreiraAug 14 2019 A trove of 100 Jurassic-era volcanoes has been…