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Magma Cum Laude · 1d ago

Journalism catastrophe WAITING TO HAPPEN! (or, Let’s talk about headlines)

The best science reporting in the world is diminished when you publish it under a histrionic headline. The post Journalism catastrophe WAITING TO HAPPEN! (or, Let’s talk about headlines) app...
Magma Cum Laude · 1M ago

Improving the interview-a-scientist assignment

Nearly every scientist who's active on social media or blogging gets requests from student...
Magma Cum Laude · 2M ago

Rehearsing for eruptions

In the past few weeks, I've had the opportunity to help run several "tabletop" exercises w...
Magma Cum Laude · 4M ago

10 years

It's not very often that someone my age gets to celebrate a 10-year anniversary. But this year is one of those times, because it's been 10 years since I graduated from college, 10 years since I started my first job, and 10 years since I started this ...
Magma Cum Laude · 4M ago

Taking a breather

So I’ve definitely been letting the blogging and tweeting drop off for a couple of months ...
Magma Cum Laude · 5M ago

Who’s afraid of the big bad…pegmatite?

Happy Halloween! The post Who’s afraid of the big bad…pegmatite? appeared first on Magma C...
Magma Cum Laude · 7M ago

The human side of volcanology at IAVCEI 2017

Every four years, the volcanological community gets together somewhere in the world to spe...
Magma Cum Laude · 8M ago

Vacationing at volcanoes: Mount Sibayak

Berastagi, a city in northern Sumatra, is a great place for volcanoes, because it has two ...
Magma Cum Laude · 10M ago

Vacationing at volcanoes: The Toba Caldera

Visiting one of the largest volcanic lakes (and calderas) in the world in northern Sumatra...
Magma Cum Laude · 11M ago

So you’re going hiking for the first time

In the spirit of my "So you're going camping for the first time" post - which came about a...