77 episodes

Three geologists sit down and discuss the geology topics that no one else dares to touch

The Geology Flannelcast Chris Seminack, Jesse Thornburg, and Steve Peterson

    • Natural Sciences
    • 4.8 • 6 Ratings

Three geologists sit down and discuss the geology topics that no one else dares to touch

    Episode 77 - Coal - Part 1

    Episode 77 - Coal - Part 1

    This is the first of a two part series discussing coal. In Part 1, we talk about how coal forms, how it is mined, and how it is used. Podcast Episodes RSS

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Episode 76 - River Systems

    Episode 76 - River Systems

    The Flannelcasters discuss everything you ever wanted to know about rivers - what they are, how they work, what controls their velocity, and the top 10 biggest rivers in the world. Podcast Episodes RSS

    • 1 hr 56 min
    Episode 75 - Faint Young Sun Paradox, Tsunamis, and Early Humans & Fire

    Episode 75 - Faint Young Sun Paradox, Tsunamis, and Early Humans & Fire

    The Flannelcasters talk about how the early Earth was so warm while the early sun was colder than today, tsunamis in Israel and Alaska, and early humans controlling fire.Links: Chance played a role in determining whether Earth stayed habitable Croatia Earthquake Video Evidence for a massive paleo-tsunami at ancient Tel Dor, Israel 1958 Lituya Bay, Alaska earthquake and megatsunami When Did Archaic Humans Control Fire? Podcast Episodes RSS

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 74 - Early Humans, Methane in the Arctic Ocean, & Salt Mines

    Episode 74 - Early Humans, Methane in the Arctic Ocean, & Salt Mines

    The Flannelcasters talk about a new study suggesting that early humans may have hibernated, another study that pushes back the date when early humans arrived in North America, how methane releases in the Arctic Ocean are affected by tides, and salt mines in Louisiana.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Episode 73 - A Really Old Meteorite, Height of Everest, & Aliens

    Episode 73 - A Really Old Meteorite, Height of Everest, & Aliens

    This week the boys talk about a meteorite that is older than our solar system, a new official elevation of Mt. Everest, and an announcement about aliens.

    • 1 hr
    Episode 72 - A New Mineral, The Alps, & Early Continents

    Episode 72 - A New Mineral, The Alps, & Early Continents

    In this installment of the Geology Flannelcast, the guys talk about the discovery of a new mineral in a volcanic setting, erosion and uplift in the Alps, and how the early continents formed.

    • 1 hr 9 min

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6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Roxy the Flying Squirrel ,

Grab a beer...

Fun and informative- thanks guys!

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Interesting and funny

18 year old Scottish student about to start geology at Edinburgh Uni. Love the podcasts, hilarious and just as interesting.

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