Muddied waters: sinking organics alter seafloor records
The remains of microscopic plankton blooms in near-shore ocean environments slowly sink to the seafloor, setting off processes that forever alter an important record of Earth’s history, according to research from geoscientists, including David Fike in Arts & Sciences.
‘A wonderful catastrophe’
“We often think about genres of love narratives, whether they’re films or novels, as frivolous,” said Jessica Rosenfeld, of Arts & Sciences. “But in the Middle Ages, love stories, love narratives, love songs, were invested with the highest seriousness.”