Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Darwin's Boulders

A geologist colleague has just brought to my attention this interesting article in Geoscientist that describes Darwin's field trip to Wales in 1842 and his correct description of several boulders as glacial erratics:

BUT I will leave it to you the reader to find the howler in the very first line of the otherwise excellent article!


Jeremy said...

Ooh ooh ooh me sir I know please sir me I know.

Their celebrations will be a day late.

Mark Pallen said...

It happens to be a Friday the 13th, so maybe their belated celebrations will be incorporate a touch of black magic ;-)