Monthly Archives: November 2008

Casual Friday — slo-mo water drop

Some fun super slow-motion video of water drops, just to keep you entertained while I struggle to get my database back under control…

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Carnivalia — 11/19 – 11/25

There’s plenty of interesting reading in the past week’s crop of (mostly) science-related blog carnivals…

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The scientific tourist #48 — Gemini 2

You might recall that a few weeks back I did a post about Gemini B and the Manned Orbiting Laboratory program…

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Casual Friday — Runnnnnaaaaawwwwaaayyyyyyyy!

This post has precisely nothing to do with science — other than the fact that science minded folk tend to like Monty Python…

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Carnivalia — 11/12 – 11/18

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

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The scientific tourist #47 — Gallery of Palaeontology and Comparative Anatomy

This week’s image is from the Gallery of Palaeontology and Comparative Anatomy, part of the amazing National Museum of Natural History in Paris, France

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Casual Friday — Looking back at Phoenix

Since the Phoenix lander on Mars is now officially dead, I thought it’d be appropriate to look back on its mission as a reminder of its achievements…

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Carnivalia — 11/5 – 11/11

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

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The scientific tourist #46 — another step toward human flight

This week’s image is of a reproduction of a Wright brothers’ aircraft in San Diego’s Air and Space Museum…

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Casual Friday — the best looking trash can you'll ever see

I should have posted this weeks back, but in case you missed it earlier, here’s video of ESA’s “Jules Verne” logistics vehicle re-entering over the south Pacific..

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