Monthly Archives: January 2009

Casual Friday — International Space Station tour, in 4 "bite-sized" pieces

Astronaut Mike Fincke takes you on a tour of the International Space Station. You’ll need a bit less than 40 minutes to watch all 4 pieces…

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Remembrance

Historically, this is a tough week for NASA…

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Carnivalia — 1/21 – 1/27

There’s lots of reading material for you in the past week’s store of (mostly) science-related blog carnivals…

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The scientific tourist #57 — Buffon in bronze

This week’s image comes to you from Paris, France — it’s a bronze statue of Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon…

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Casual Friday — Star Trek, the barbershop quartet version…

OK, so this is about as nerdy as you can get. Still, you’ve got to admire the creativity these guys display (4m 30sec)…

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Carnivalia — 1/14 – 1/20

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

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The scientific tourist #56 — the Me-163

This week’s image comes from the Museum of the USAF in Dayton, Ohio — it’s an Me-163 “Komet” rocket-powered manned interceptor…

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Casual Friday — Methane on Mars!

Using the Hubble space telescope, astronomers have discovered that a number of sites on Mars have periodically emitted huge amounts of methane. Is the source biology, or just geology? Only time will tell…

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Carnivalia — 1/07 – 1/13

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

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The scientific tourist #55 — Maiasaura

This week’s image comes to you from the Wyoming Dinosaur Center in Thermopolis, Wyoming –it’s of a Maiasaur tending to her nest full of hatchlings…

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