Something weird is happening

From yesterday’s #IceBridge flight: A tabular iceberg can be seen on the right, floating among sea ice just off of the Larsen C ice shelf. The iceberg’s sharp angles and flat surface indicate that it probably recently calved from the ice shelf.

Of course these things are apparently not uncommon.

Older than Earth

One of the oldest rocks in existence, the Murchison Meteorite. It’s 4,600,000,000 years old, and likely existed before the Earth itself had completely formed. Interestingly, it also contains amino acids, the chemical building blocks of DNA

Writer’s Block

In 1974, the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis published a paper titled “The Unsuccessful Self-Treatment of a Case of ‘Writer’s Block.'” It contained a total of zero words.