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The Pinnacle of Cake Evolution

(image credit: U.S. Geological Survey)

The history of the earth is illustrated by the geologic time spiral, which is a convenient way to put a long timeline into a manageable graphic. The Oxford Paleobiology Group decided to do this graphic in cake form to enter into a cake competition at the Earth Science department’s Christmas party.


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It turned out to be a mammoth undertaking. Leila Battison writes about the project at her blog. Link -via Nag on the Lake

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January 4th, 2012

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