Monthly Archives: March 2008

Casual Friday — robot vs. puppy

Yes, it’s a silly way to spend a few minutes, but you just have to appreciate the out-and-out silliness of this interaction of a robot toy and a dog…

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Carnivalia 3/19 – 25

The past week’s selection of blog carnival goodness…

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The scientific tourist #13 — dude, where’s my cottonwood?

For this week’s “sciencey” tourism picture, we go back to the White Sands National Monument for an image of a cottonwood tree…

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Things I'd blog about if I only had the time…

Life’s been crazy busy for me the past few weeks (thus, no podcast episode for a while), and it won’t get better for a few more days, but I thought at least I could pass along some interesting links I’ve run across. Yeah, it’s a cop out, but I guess it’s better than nothing….

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Casual Friday — where whales came from

An interesting piece of the understanding of whale evolution, and transitional forms of species…

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Carnivalia 3/12 – 18

As usual, the past week has resulted in plenty of blog carnival goodness..

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The scientific tourist #12 — Vanguard gets going

This week’s “sciencey” tourism picture is of a cutaway model of a later Vanguard satellite, on display at the New Mexico Museum of Space History in Alamagordo…

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Casual Friday — Kibo & DEXTRE in space

Courtesy of YouTube, an overview of the Kibo ELM-PS module and DEXTRE robot that are on their way to the space station…

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Carnivalia 3/5 – 11

As usual, the past week has given us a broad selection of blog carnival goodness…

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The scientific tourist #11 — gypsum pedestals

This week’s “sciencey” tourist picture is of a gypsum pedestal in White Sands National Monument in New Mexico (USA)…

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