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Don't Panic Geocast

John Leeman and Shannon Dulin discuss geoscience and technology weekly for your enjoyment! Features include guests, fun paper Friday selections, product reviews, and banter about recent developments. Shannon is a field geologist who tolerates technology and John is a self-proclaimed nerd that tolerates geologists.
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Dec 22, 2017

This week we reflect on our past goals and set some new ones for 2018 and the path to show 200!

John

  • Grow my business with the addition of two products
  • See some of Colorado
  • Read 15 Books
  • Go Paperless for our personal and business records
  • Get Back to theBlog/Newsletter (Sign up!)
  • Write another proposal
  • Learn more about web-app development
  • Try swift programming
  • Grow our audience more!
  • Release more great and more timely content

Shannon

  • Declutter life!
  • Read 25 books (at least 5 non-fiction!)
  • Get back to bike riding
  • Submit this manuscript or quit my job!
  • Submit another proposal
  • Be prepared for field camp at least 2 months out
  • Clean-up my workspace
  • Have manuals for all the devices
  • Field Camp Blog!
  • Complete person and lab webpages
  • Incorporate tech in the classroom
  • Learn to edit the shoe
  • Start a Don’t Panic! Instagram page

Fun Paper Friday

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Shannon Dulin - @ShannonDulin

 

Dec 8, 2017

This week we tackle a tough listener question about waves. What are they and how can we understand and use them? Find out on this week’s show!

Waves

Fun Paper Friday

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Nov 24, 2017

This week we keep chatting about what computational devices we want to carry and what our recommendations are.

  • Apple Smart Keyboard
  • Apple Pencil
  • Microsoft Surface

Fun Paper Friday

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Shannon Dulin - @ShannonDulin

 

Nov 10, 2017

John is holed up working in his workshop and Shannon is preparing for the end of the semester. This week we take some time to talk about when nature out smarted all of us and created a natural nuclear reactor.

Oklo Reactors

Fun Paper Friday

  • The octopus has a facinating set of genes that help explain their extraordinary intellegence and capabilities.

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Shannon Dulin - @ShannonDulin

 

Nov 3, 2017

Shannon was off at GSA while John browsed the history of computing. We talk about our travels and celebrate with a discussion of champagne cork popping and thermodynamics.

Fun Paper Friday

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Shannon Dulin - @ShannonDulin

 

Oct 27, 2017

This week we finish up talking about the faint young sun and how some corporations seem to have strange ways of communicating the climate risk that they’ve studied.

Faint Young Sun Part 2

Fun Paper Friday

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Oct 13, 2017

John and Shannon chat about the Open Hardware Summit in Denver and what it could mean for science.

Fun Paper Friday

  • Microbes can modify precipitation? Microbes can be transported by hurricanes and destory crops? Is it time to head to the bunkers? We talk about that and drones on this week’s Fun Paper!
  • High Flying Microbes

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Sep 22, 2017

John and Shannon discuss this week’s Mw 7.1 Earthquake in Mexico and talk about the rheology of cats.

Earthquake

Fun Paper Friday

On the Rheology of Cats," Marc-Antoine Fardin, Rheology Bulletin, vol. 83, 2, July 2014, pp. 16–17 and 30.

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Shannon Dulin - @ShannonDulin

 

Sep 15, 2017

Fun Paper Friday

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Sep 8, 2017

This week John and Shannon talk about hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the physics of heat engines, and determining authorship order!

Hurricanes

Fun Paper Friday

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Sep 1, 2017

This week Dr. Eric Bruning (@deeplycloudy) joins us to talk about locating lightning, the lightning process, and space based lightning instruments. Don’t miss this week’s electrifying show!

Fun Paper Friday

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Shannon Dulin - @ShannonDulin

 

Aug 18, 2017

This week Scott Dubowsky joins us to talk about plasma and ball lightning. We then dive into the economic theory of intersteller trad with another listener fun paper friday!

Fun Paper Friday

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Aug 11, 2017

John and Shannon address a listener question from Mike and then talk about where to find intelligent life.

Carolina Bays

Fun Paper Friday

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Shannon Dulin - @ShannonDulin

 

Aug 4, 2017

This week Chris Taylor joins us to talk about making scientifically accurate gifts. We also learn how ants can modify the world around us.

Chris Taylor

Fun Paper Friday

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Shannon Dulin - @ShannonDulin

 

Jul 28, 2017

John is on the mobile device spirit quest again, Shannon graduated a student, and we both took a break to talk about transform faults. We also learned that they are very complicated!

Transform Boundaires

Fun Paper Friday

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Shannon Dulin - @ShannonDulin

 

Jul 21, 2017

John just got back from SciPy and updates us on the state of scientific Python.

SciPy 2017

Fun Paper Friday

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Shannon Dulin - @ShannonDulin

 

Jul 7, 2017

Fun Paper Friday

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John Leeman - www.johnrleeman.com - @geo_leeman

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