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Hoodoos and overhangs at Sandstone Bluffs

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At New Mexico’s Sandstone Bluffs in the El Malpais National Monument on October 14th
several hoodoos and overhangs caught my photographic attention.



For the picture below, I positioned myself so that the formation blocked the sun.



The pareidolically inclined among you may see a face looking back at you.


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We hear a lot of talk lately about an “existential threat” to this, that, or the other thing. Most of the claims are partisan and hyperbolic. In contrast, I take the article “An Existential Threat to Doing Good Science” seriously. Written by Luana Maroja, who came to the United States at age 23 from Brazil and is now a professor of biology at Williams University, the article bears this subtitle: “What scientists are able to teach and what research we can pursue are under attack. I know because I’m living it.” Check it out.


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Written by Steve Schwartzman

November 11, 2022 at 4:29 AM

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