GEOLOGY OF WINE
Geology can be important for the growers of grapes for wines; it can be ignored by the consumer. Most of the arguments for the importance of ‘terroir’, which includes geology, have been along the lines: ‘‘this wine has one flavour that wine has another flavour, yet they are made from the same grape variety’’. The difference must be something in the ground, i.e., it depends on the geology.
The Future of Oil is in Shale
The entire shale fracking endeavour began as a somewhat quixotic, patriotic ambition within fledgling federal energy research programs. Scientists had long understood the geology of shales and knew there was gas to be had But everyone assumed it was unreachable.
Coke and Mentos. Pressurised Version | FunKe Science
Here is a simple experiment you can try out at home with your kids and friends to explain how the geysers in the rift valley work. Materials 1. Mentos. Get the mint (white ones) doesn’t work so well with the flavoured ones as we will…
Silver | Mineral Monday
Pure silver is a beautiful metal with a brilliant white luster. It is stable in pure air and water, but tarnishes when exposed to ozone, hydrogen sulfide or air containing sulfur. It is slightly harder than gold but still very ductile and malleable. The only more ductile metals are gold and perhaps palladium. Pure silver has the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of all metals and the lowest contact resistance.
The Waters Of Lake Chala
I remembered being asked to look into where L. Chala got it waters from. I hope you guys have this place in your bucket list because it was a spectacular place to visit I hope you all get to how much beauty this country has to offer.
Niobium | Mineral Monday
There was national excitement when Kenyans heard that Cortec Kenya Mining had discovered niobium worth Sh. 51 Trillion in Kwale’s Mrima Hills. Isn’t that exciting? But what really do we know about niobium? Other than it is in Kenya?
GOLD | Mineral Monday
Gold is one of the most common precious metal ever. But what exactly do you know about it? Well thank goodness you are subscribed to RocKeSci because now you will get to know even more about gold. Other than it’s yellow. And kinda expensive.
Rocks not Stones!
Geology is one of the most misunderstood professions in the world not in Kenya alone. When I tell people am a Geologists their mind immediately thinks….. “Geography” and a friend of mine even thinks I study “Meteorology” how that came to be am not even…