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  • Time Traveller: Charles Lyell at Work

    via Bill Brice...Thanks Bill!

    A free major exhibition Time Traveller: Charles Lyell at Work | Through Lyell’s Eyes (ed.ac.uk) at the University’s Main Library, from 10.00-6.00; Monday to Saturday. Bringing together notebooks, other archives, rare books, with geological specimens and objects, to explore the working practices and impact of this important figure. This runs until 30 March and we hope many of you can visit. Lyell’s notebooks also feature in the University’s art exhibition The Recent | Talbot Rice Gallery The work of eleven artists takes us into a conceptual world of geological, evolutionary, human and environmental time, exploring what art can do to stretch the human imagination.

  • Winifred Goldring Rock Star

    The latest Rock Star has been published -- on Winifred Golding. You will find the article in your November GSA Today, and on our HPGD website.


  • The History and Philosophy of Geology Division of GSA might be interested to know of a partial biography of Edward Hitchcock by Jordan D. Marché II at ... More

  • Colleagues, Attached you will find the latest HOGG Bulletin. There are several upcoming meetings, both in person and online, which you might find interesting. ... More


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