The inspiration was based on a talk by Caroline Winterer, who is the William Robertson Coe Professor of History and American Studies. One of her specializations are the history of science and the history of our scientific understanding of the world.

She is also the author of five books, including most recently American Enlightenments: Pursuing Happiness in the Age of Reason (Yale, 2016). …

1977 Soviet postcard with space art by A. Gurikov, picturing the astronauts and cosmonauts of the 1975 Apollo-Soyuz mission.


Crimson sky into abysm,
He stares out asea,
Righteous Terror,
Inkling Trek,
Sullen aw!
High Orchestral Odea,
Alights into Orbit,
Dry Baikonur under Buran,
Flying tall, Gagarin, Apollo, and Chang’e,
Ibises into the sky,
Eclectic sites from 59,
Leonov of 65,
Divine Dragons of 69!

Scottish Geology Trust inspires Angus man to lay foundation for society celebrating Tayside landscape.

The early success of the trust has now inspired Arbroath man Hunor Deak to create a group focused on the geological treasures on the area’s doorstep — among them the Angus town’s distinctive red sandstone cliffs.

New society will align with aims of Scottish Geology Trust.

Hunor, 23, said: “If there was one place in the world you could go to understand how the planet works, why climate changes, why life evolved — Scotland would be it.

“The diversity of geology in Scotland has underpinned…

Commodity analyst with a broad scientific background who thrives in a fast paced business environment. Focus on supply and demand as well as future market trends such as electric vehicles or ESG. Keen interest in traveling, with a passion for history and politics.

Business Development Analyst

Involved in the development of CRU’s merger and acquisition strategy, identifying and screening new opportunities.

Establishing competitor analysis framework. Leading new partnerships between CRU and external stakeholders.

As an applied physical geographer I use ice penetrating radar and remotely sensed imagery to comprehend and characterise the subglacial environment (morphology, geology and hydrology) and flow dynamics of ice streams in Antarctica. I am particularly interested in the topographic controls on ice flow and the entrainment and transportation of sediment through the glacial system.

I am passionate about education and outreach. I develop and teach on various undergraduate modules, focussing on ice, climate, geology and science communication and I supervise research projects at all levels (undergraduate, masters and PhD). …

Oil and Gas professional working within the Drilling sector as a Drilling Analyst for Sekal AS. Sound understanding of Wellsite and Drilling Operations with a key focus on Lithological Interpretation and Drilling Optimisation.

Drilling Analyst — Sekal AS

Working within remote operations providing drilling engineering services via Sekal AS software developed by The Norwegian Research Centre (NORCE). Monitoring wells predominately within in the North Seas Norwegian Sector in addition to global assets / wells when required as per clients requirements.

Drilltronics: Real-time dynamic modelling for drilling automation processes including pump start up, pack off protection and surge and swab protection.

Drillscene: Real-time dynamic modelling for drilling trend analysis in order to optimise drilling operations and reduce NPT.

Drillexpect: Drilling process modelling for pre-operation planning and post operation analysis.

There are many locations between bustling Montrose in the north, and the brooding red-sandstone blocks of Arbroath in the south, where agates and related chalcedonies may be collected, both at coastal locations and inland.

You can find more information here about agates:

Little stones,

They line,

Line the Angus coast,

Scattered from the past.

He is one of the successful students of Mr Ewing, geology teacher at Arbroath High School. Gavin went on to do amazing things!

In my current occupation as a Data Engineer for Halliburton, I have the privilege of utilising the skills I have acquired whilst previously working in an offshore environment. My understanding of Wellsite and Drilling Operations joint with my education in Petroleum Geology has provided me with this opportunity to be part of the SDL division here at Halliburton and effectively monitor drilling and Wellsite operations. …

Paul Ewing first turned me to geology in high school not only as a teacher but as a mentor including fitness and exercise in afterschool fitness classes. I studied geology under the guidance of Mr Ewing In 6th year at high school, gaining a A in higher geology set me up really well in first year of university and the basic knowledge I gained from Mr Ewing was carried right through my university degree. Completing university with a first class honour in petroleum geology I very quickly gained employment in the oil industry. Personally I would like the thank Paul…

Arbroath produced many talented world wide researchers!

Dr Kate Winter is a Vice Chancellors Research Fellow in the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences at Northumbria University. In October 2018 she was awarded the Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship for 2018–2020 for her research project, titled ‘BioFe in Glacial Systems’.

This fellowship will fund two research expeditions to Antarctica, where Kate will stay at the Princess Elisabeth Research Station. Kate will travel to Antarctica in December 2018, and again a year later. Each visit is planned to last between 6 and 8 weeks, depending on Antarctic weather.

Read more here! —

Hunor Deak

BSc Geology graduate of the University of Edinburgh. Worked as a Student Ambassador, Office Aide, Receptionist and Social Media Rep.

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