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28 December 2018
By Shane M Hanlon At our annual meeting early this month, researchers presented new findings that brings insight into the diets of Neanderthals. Here a good summary of the work via Eos. AND, we were fortunate enough to have our old friend JoAnna Wendel draw a comic describing the findings! Check it out below. Shane M Hanlon is a Program Manager in AGU’s Sharing Science Program. Follow him @ecologyofshane. JoAnna Wendel is a freelance science …
17 December 2018
At our annual meeting last week, researchers presented new findings showing that contrary to popular views, tornadoes may (might) form from the ground up versus from clouds down. Here a good summary of the work via The Washington Post. AND, we were fortunate enough to have our old friend JoAnna Wendel draw a comic describing the findings!
15 February 2018
Narwhals, narwhals, swimming in the ocean…
11 December 2017
By JoAnna Wendel Asteroids! As with many of my comics, the most challenging aspect was representing movement. In this comic, the movement I had to depict was air moving through a meteor, and then that meteor exploding. I also had to draw a meteor disintegrating, which was especially challenging. For the air movement, I used blue arrows—I figured blue is commonly associated with air, and arrows are a good, simple …
30 October 2017
Animal poop holds many secrets. Our own JoAnna Wendel shares a comic, and the process behind the creation of the comic, about researchers’ work to identify past wet and dry periods using bat guano.
8 June 2017
Some clouds are filled with lollipops (not really, but close)! A new Drawn to Geoscience by JoAnna Wendel.
1 May 2017
What makes a geyser blow? Our own JoAnna Wendel explains…in comic form!
16 November 2016
Our own JoAnna Wendel describes the process through which she drew a cartoon based on a research paper about volcanoes.
26 August 2016
On the 10th anniversary of the reclassification of Pluto to a dwarf planet, our own JoAnna Wendell illustrates her case for why that might not be such a bad thing.
6 July 2016
Meteors, daggers, King Tut, and art! What’s not to love? Learn how our own JoAnna Wendel creates comics from scientific studies.