Monthly Archives: August 2008

Casual Friday — zero-G experiments with everyday materials

Some time back, I ran across this fun video taken on the International Space Station — it shows some simple physics experiments using water, air, and an antacid tablet…

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Carnivalia — 8/20 – 8/26

The past week’s selection of (mostly) science-related blog carnivals…

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The scientific tourist #35 — F-104

Today’s picture is of an F-104 “Starfighter” at the Deutsches Museum in Munich, Germany…

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Casual Friday — Google gets hot

Depending on what news you’ve been following lately, you may (or may not) have heard about Google’s latest initiative…

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Carnivalia — 8/13 – 8/19

The past week’s crop of (mostly) science-related blog carnival goodness…

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The scientific tourist #34 — Chaco doorway

This week’s image comes from Chaco Canyon in New Mexico — it’s a scan of a slide showing a very typical T-shaped doorway…

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Casual Friday — an unusual way to record a shuttle launch

I stumbled across some interesting video on YouTube from somebody’s thrill ride. They went skydiving, and took video of a space shuttle launch that was taking place while they were on parachute…

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Carnivalia — 8/6 – 8/12

The last week’s crop of (mostly) science-related blog carnivals awaits you…

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The scientific tourist #33 — Spruce Tree House

This week’s image comes from the Spruce Tree House ruins in Mesa Verde National Park…

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Casual Friday — SpaceX Falcon 1 Flight 3

Watch all the way to the end, and you can see where the issues showed up in this launch attempt…

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