Anthropocene

Anthropocene

I’ve been pondering the Anthropocene since my geology college days. Having seen the geological evidence of how other ages mass have dramatically changed, I wondered how we will fare. In Anthropocene, on the TED Radio Hour, noted thinkers do a little pondering of their own. It’s entertaining and well worth a listen if the Anthropocene has crossed your mind. -dBguy

Sheep Herder Hill Fire

Sheep Herder Hill Fire

Casper Mountain is on fire. It’s been 6 years since the last major fire there. And we have all been holding our breath, this season, and waiting for snow. first smoke appeared 8/9/12 about 4pm aerial attack began using single engine agriculture type aircraft on 8/10 the fire blows up it spots up to a mile in front of the main fire winds are high […]

A historic moment in the Arab world

A historic moment in the Arab world

What a moment indeed. My heart soars as I think of the great possibilities for all those men, women and children! Will they get it right the first time? Probably not. But neither did we, as we still have a ways to go. But there are plenty of positive and negative examples they can learn from, both in the Arab world and right here in […]

Miner’s Rescued

Miner’s Rescued

What can I say! What a series of miracles. They survived the collapse They were found The drills reached them quickly and with few problems Everyone was extracted safely I’ve spent a lot of time designing mines. And I’ve spent some time in them. I’ve seen a few rock spalls, roof falls and rock bursts. I’ve been down to the 4800 hundred foot level. Taken […]

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!