Tag Archives: philosophy

Geology is a Murder Mystery

Research is all about investigating mysteries, trying to understand the What, When, Where, and How of the universe (not the Why — motivation is a question for philosophy). My very first research project was observing and writing an orbital determination … Continue reading

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Literature Review

When writing a literature review, one of two things is supposed to happen: You know nothing and learn everything. You start off with a mental structure of what information you need to learn, and systematically review the literature to fill … Continue reading

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Automated Thesis

The target audience of my thesis is me, back when I first started this degree. It is the scientist with only limited geoscience exposure, and who is trying to figure out what’s important and what isn’t in landslide papers, and … Continue reading

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