[MSA-talk] American Mineralogist Special Collection 35: Applications of Fluid, Mineral and Melt Inclusions

Juan Manuel Garcia Ruiz juanma.garciaruiz at gmail.com
Fri Nov 17 17:00:03 EST 2017


In fact, it continues happening today in many countries.
Juanma

2017-11-17 16:55 GMT-05:00 Frank Spera <spera at ucsb.edu>:

> It is interesting because Ian Carmichael   used to tell a story from the
> 1950’s when he was a student in england…
>
> something like this:
> at  geological meetings where old school petrology guys (hammer and
> knapsack) would seek to undercut the new age experimental petrologists by
> remarking in the question period  after a experimental petrology
> presentation:
>
> " How big is the mountain belt your believe your laboratory results  apply
> to ? “ Answer : 100-1000 kms
> followed by
> "how big was your experimental charge ? "Ans 1cm x 0.5 cm
>
> and then sit down with a big facial grin !
>
> so it happens with every generation.
> fs
> > On Nov 17, 2017, at 1:46 PM, Dymek, Robert <rfdymek at wustl.edu> wrote:
> >
> > At some point, those officious leaders told Sorby that "one does not
> study mountains with microscopes."
> >
> > Robert F. Dymek, Ph.D.
> > Professor of Geology
> > Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences
> > Rudolph Hall
> > Washington University
> > St. Louis, MO  63130
> > 314-935-5344 (office)
> > 314-935-7361 (facsimile)
> >
> >
> > ________________________________________
> > From: msa-talk-bounces at minlists.org <msa-talk-bounces at minlists.org> on
> behalf of Frank Spera <spera at ucsb.edu>
> > Sent: Friday, November 17, 2017 3:36:21 PM
> > To: Juan Manuel Garcia Ruiz
> > Cc: MSA-talk at minlists.org; Matthew Steele-MacInnis
> > Subject: Re: [MSA-talk] American Mineralogist Special Collection 35:
> Applications of Fluid, Mineral and Melt Inclusions
> >
> > After Sorby’s talk, the president of the society at the time apparently
> commented that it was the least plausible paper he had ever heard
> presented.”
> >
> >
> > it’s a pity that this aforementioned society president is not alive
> today…. he could serve well as trump’s scientific advisor.(just joking,
> list police)
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Nov 17, 2017, at 1:29 PM, Juan Manuel Garcia Ruiz <
> juanma.garciaruiz at gmail.com<mailto:juanma.garciaruiz at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >
> > After Sorby’s talk, the president of the society at the time apparently
> commented that it was the least plausible paper he had ever heard
> presented.”
> >
> >
>
>
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