Last Friday we examined a very geometric view of an unusual fossil. Here it is in full, complete with scale.

 

 

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This week on Fossil Friday we have a specimen that I think looks super-metal. Check it out. Extremely spiky and dangerous.

 

 

Also, no scale bars in the picture, but I will tell you that this fossil is not small. Frankly, it is big enough that lifting it was a bad idea on my part. The first person to identify it wins bragging rights for the week!

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08.17.2015

Today we return to last Friday’s particularly colorful specimen.

 

 

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08.14.2015

This week on Fossil Friday we have an unusually colorful specimen. Take a look!

 

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08.03.2015

This past Saturday the Iowa City Science Booster Club held its first public event. Everyone had a great time, and it’s clear from the turnout that people want more opportunities to engage in science in their communities. More than two hundred and seventy people came by during our two-hour event. All kinds of people! Children, families, courting couples, single people, older adults, and the occasional sharp-dressed cyclist. Who doesn’t want to shoot lasers at things on a Saturday morning?

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