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Monthly Archives: August 2012
Why Mars is a (Mostly) Dead Rock: It’s Too Small.
Here are two claims: Mars has living organisms on it. Mars has Earth-like plate tectonics. The first claim is supported by good evidence. The second is completely bogus. In this post I explain why Mars is probably alive with some … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged 1976, core, Curiosity, life on Mars, mantle, Mars, Martians, normal-fault, oceans, origin of life, planets, plate tectonics, radius of Earth, solar system, solar wind, Valles, Valles Marineris, Viking, Volcano, water 5 Comments
I Want to Be Grass-Fed.
For the 27th year since year 0 of my life, I am spending a week at “The Farm”. In 1815, a Swiss Mennonite pioneer named Abraham Buchwalter bought several hundred acres of farmland in Ross County Ohio and settled there. … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged agribusiness, beef, bird habitat, Buchwalter, conventional farmer, environment, family farm, farm, feedlots, grass, grass fed, industrial agriculture, jobs, Joel Salatin, monoculture, net primary production, npp, nutrition, Ohio, Polyface, prairie, Ross County, travel, unemployment 3 Comments
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Posted in Uncategorized Tagged blog, Earth, first blog, geology, Mars 1 Comment