Tag Archives: Geology

Seismic Reflection open house

It was a delight to host participants in the Seismic Reflection conference in OKC for an open house at the History of Science Collections on April 12, 2023. Here are some of the books, labels, and photos from that event: … Continue reading

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OU History of Geology Collecting Initiative

“Preserving Papers of People, Places, and Things: The OU History of Geology Collecting Initiative,” paper presented at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America in Denver on Oct 9, 2022. OU History of Geology Collecting Initiative. Links from … Continue reading

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Early Earth Science Controversies: Mass Extinctions and Ice Ages

Last Thursday night I presented a public talk to kick off a new year-long series to promote scientific literacy. See the coverage on the front page of the Norman Transcript. It’s a joy to participate in an event with area … Continue reading

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Mountains like clouds

O Earth, what changes hast thou seen! There where the long street roars, hath been The stillness of a central sea. The hills are shadows, and they flow From form to form, and nothing stands; They melt like mist, the … Continue reading

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Athanasius Kircher, Mundus subterraneus (1665)

Originally posted at ouhos.org, the now-discontinued blog of the OU History of Science Collections. Neither this post nor any of its content should be taken as an official communication of the University of Oklahoma. We have recently made available, in … Continue reading

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Evangelicals and Evolutionary Creation

Darwin 2009 – OU History of Science Collections from Kerry Magruder on Vimeo. This Darwin 2009 video (m4v, mp4, download) explains that the OU History of Science Collections is one of the handful of places in the world where one … Continue reading

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