Monthly Archives: February 2009

Casual Friday — Ultra-slo-mo ladybug

For your Friday edutainment, here’s some YouTube video of a ladybug in super slow motion flight (about 1/120 real speed)…

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Carnivalia — 2/18 – 2/24

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

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The scientific tourist #61 — Pueblo Bonito

A scanned slide from the early 1980’s…

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Casual Friday — an eclipse of the Sun, as seen from the Moon!

Here’s a solar eclipse as seen by Japan’s KAGUYA spacecraft orbiting the moon…

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Carnivalia — 2/11 – 2/17

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

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The scientific tourist #60 — Shepard's ride

This weeks’ image comes from the Cape Canaveral Air Station in Florida, it’s a replica of Alan Shepard’s MR-7 spacecraft and launch vehicle…

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Casual Friday — and you thought traffic was bad on *your* commute…

As you may have heard, history was accidentally (and expensively) made on February 10th when two communications satellites collided high over Siberia…

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Charles Darwin, 200 years on

As you’re probably well aware, today is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin…

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Carnivalia — 2/04 – 2/10

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

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The scientific tourist #59 — Crinoids

Crinoids are odd little critters, for sure. Often called “living fossils,” they’re rarely seen alive as their modern counterparts live at ocean depths exceeding 100 meters (and more often 200 meters)…

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