Monthly Archives: April 2010

Casual Friday: Hubble's 20 years of space-shattering discoveries

In honor of the 20th anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope, here’s NASA video tribute to the telescope and its accomplishments…

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Carnivalia — 4/21 – 4/27

Plenty of reading material in the past week’s crop of blog carnivals…

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The scientific tourist #121 — Phantom

This week’s image is of an F-4 Phantom II fighter on display at the San Diego Air and Space Museum…

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Casual Friday — First light for the Solar Dynamics Observatory

You might remember a previous Casual Friday post, where I linked to video showing the launch of the SDO spacecraft (in the process, wiping out a sun dog). Well, NASA’s now got the observatory up and running and has released its first images…

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Carnivalia — 4/14 – 4/20

A bounty crop of good reading awaits you in the past week’s selection of (mostly) science-related blog carnivals…

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The scientific tourist #120 — Early Zeps

This week’s image comes to you from the Technisches Museum in Vienna (Wien), Austria…

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Casual Friday — John Cleese on Extremism

This isn’t your typical “science” video, I suppose — although it’s a good (and funny!) explanation of the psychopathology behind extremism…

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Carnivalia — 4/07 – 4/13

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

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The scientific tourist #119 — Pliosaurus

This week’s image comes to you from the Wyoming Dinosaur Center in Thermopolis — it’s the skeleton of a Pliosaurus…

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Casual Friday — will it blend?

The shape of the (aircraft) future…

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