Crystals are not magic! vanadinite edition

Introduction: Vanadinite is a beautiful crystal (Figure 1).  However, some woo practitioners, who are inspired by its attractiveness and inhibited by their own ignorance, think that this mineral has magical powers.  This is not the case. Vanadinite background: Firstly, vanadinite … Continued

Anthropogenic climate change and ground water—we’re doing it wrong

Introduction: Yes, climate change and global warming are happening.  Yes, this is largely the fault of us humans (it’s anthropogenic).  Unfortunately, these changes are already resulting in detrimental consequences.  Our ground water reserves, which are supremely important, are one of … Continued

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