Monday, January 01, 2007

Fred's Finds: Glaciers & Anthro

Glaciers and Glacial Geology: A hypertext for the appreciation of glaciers, and how they work

Somewhat of an old page (1998), but an excellent introduction to the major topics in glaciology and glacial geology. Also, a very good glossary.

Hominid Species Timeline

The title says it us develop! Look at us now. You've come a long way, baby.

Wanna Be An Anthropologist

Paul Wren, undergrad student at Arisona State University, blogs about his studies in Anthropology. Also, found a link under resources for Shovelbums, a site listing jobs and internships in anthropology.

Uranium: known facts and hidden dangers

"What do we know about uranium? Well, uranium is the heaviest naturally occurring element on earth. It is a metal, like all other metals, except that it had no commercial value before the mid-twentieth century. Until the last fifty years it was produced only as a byproduct. Thus the entire history of the mining of uranium has taken place during my lifetime..."

Perhaps we should learn more about this potentially dirty weapon in the age of terrorism.