Somewhat random thoughts

Global Warming Proof

I know this pic is a bit dated but.. it’s the truth!

Even Hitler has issues with ArcGIS

After the video on Hitler’s issues with peer-review, this time we see him complaining about ArcGIS. Sounds so familiar… not sure why…

The scale of everything

Now this is frakking awesome! Two cool animations that you can interact to see things all scales, from human to atom, from the atom to the whole universe!

All the universe in one plot

Really nice. Astronomers at Princeton compile in one single plot all that we can see in the universe. Everything. The plot is in logarithm scale, of course. Click on the image to see a full-sized version. And while you are at it, go to xkcd and check what they did, way before the Princeton team.

Peer-review process

Any relation to real-life situations is NOT a mere coincidence.

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O que é um Invited Review?

Ultimamente recebemos no Brazilian Journal of Geology (BJGEO) alguns pedidos de autores interessados em enviar artigos de revisão, os “Invited Reviews”. Mas o que é esse tipo de artigo? Uma revisão bibliográfica de tese pode ser publicada dessa maneira? Vamos ver:

UTM 23S??

If there’s one thing that I see all the time as a reviewer, is a map of some study area in Brazil with a caption like “UTM coordinates zone 23S”.


The Brazilian Journal of Geology is the official publication of the Brazilian Geological Society. As the Deputy Editor, I receive emails with common questions about the journal. So I decided to crate a page with some useful information for potential authors.