OnTheRocks

On the Rocks is the blog from the Department of Geology (School of Natural Sciences) of Trinity College Dublin. You can read original –and many other– posts here: http://ontherocks.ie/

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Autodidacticism, hobbies and your professional future

My students often ask me how I learnt to make nice images and graphs for papers, cool diagrams, videos or programs. "What software do you use?" — is the typical question. So here goes some facts about

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Science at Sea

Being on a ship for two months has its ups and downs. But when you’re drilling and recovering sediments that haven’t seen daylight for millions of years, you can bet both the ups and the downs are

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Concrete: An Aggregate of Problems

Have you ever thought about what your house is actually made of? Before starting my Ph.D. I had never taken this question into consideration. However, for thousands of home owners across Ireland, the

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