Monthly Archives: May 2009

Casual Friday — the Jewish origins of Spock's Vulcan Salute on Star Trek

A clip from the Archive of American Television, in which Leonard Nemoy talks about his introduction of the “Vulcan Salute” to the original Star Trek TV series — based on a gesture used in Jewish worship…

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Carnivalia — 5/20 – 5/26

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

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The scientific tourist #74 — moon jellies

A group of moon jellyfish at San Diego’s Birch Aquarium…

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Casual Friday — setting Hubble free

Since last Friday’s video showed the process of grappling the Hubble Space Telescope, I thought it was appropriate that NASA released video of the opposite process just in time for this Friday’s slot…

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Carnivalia — 5/13 – 5/19

A day late (if not a dollar short), in order to make room for yesterday’s Four Stone Hearth outing — here’s the last week’s selection of science-themed blog carnival goodness for your reading pleasure…

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Four Stone Hearth #67

Welcome, one and all to the 67th edition of Four Stone Hearth — the best darned anthropology blog carnival you’ll find in cyberspace…

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The scientific tourist #73 — round and underground

This week’s image is another slide scan from Chaco Canyon — this time of the Great Kiva in Pueblo Bonito…

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Casual Friday — Grappling with Hubble

Video of the approach to / capture of / wrangling with the Hubble Space Telescope…

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Carnivalia — 5/06 – 5/12

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

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The scientific tourist #72 — North American P-51D-25NA Mustang

A fast and beautiful piece of aircraft technology…

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