Entries by John Good

Here’s How You Squeeze the Biggest Dinosaur Into a New York City Museum

smithsonianmag.com For as long as paleontologists have known about dinosaurs, there’s been a friendly contest to discover the biggest. Brachiosaurus, Supersaurus, “Seismosaurus,” “Brontosaurus”—the title of “Largest Dinosaur Ever” has shifted from species to species over the last century and a half. READ MORE


Utah Geological Survey Releases New Interactive Fault Map

geology.utah.gov The Utah Geological Survey (UGS) has made the Utah Quaternary Fault and Fold Database available through a new interactive web application on the UGS website. This database contains information on faults and fault-related folds considered to be potential earthquake sources. The faults and folds in the database are considered to have been sources of […]

The great thaw

washingtonpost.com The river of ice that hugs Mount Grinnell’s high ridges is neither big nor particularly beautiful, but it may be the most accessible glacier in all of North America. In as little as three hours, an average hiker can traverse the mountain’s well-groomed trail to plant a foot on a frozen relic of the […]

Clues at graffiti ‘crime scene’ point to Ohio State

deseretnews.com When you commit a crime, it’s not usually a good idea to put your signature on your work. But that’s what happened in an incident that has triggered an investigation by the U.S. Forest Service. READ MORE