Monthly Archives: June 2010

Carnivalia — 6/23 – 6/29

The past week’s crop of science-related blog carnivals awaits your reading attentions…

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The scientific tourist #129 — Sputnik 1, here, there, and very nearly everywhere!

Sputnik 1 may have been launched 50+ years ago, but it sure still gets around…

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Casual Friday — If it was my home

Unless you’ve been living in a cave lately, you’re well aware that a nearly out-of-control leaking oil well in the Gulf of Mexico. Trying to get a handle on just how big / bad the spill is?

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Carnivalia — 6/16 – 6/22

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

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The scientific tourist #128 — the Sanger II space plane

This week’s image is a display model of a Sanger II space plane, on display at the Deutsches Museum in Munich, Germany…

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Casual Friday — "Impossible Motion," the best illusion of 2010

This illusion, dubbed “Impossible Motion,” was created by Koukichi Sugihara of Japan — and won the 2010 Best Illusion of the Year Contest in Naples, Florida…

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Carnivalia — 6/09 – 6/15

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

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The scientific tourist #127 — Freedom 7 II

This week’s image comes to you from the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy center — it’s of a Mercury capsule dubbed Freedom 7 II, and it’s got quite an involved history…

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Casual Friday — go for launch!

If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to get a space shuttle ready for launch, here’s a time-lapse movie put together for Air & Space magazine that shows it all — in just under four minutes

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Carnivalia — 6/2 – 6/8

It’s the first full week of the month — and that can only mean a bounty crop of (mostly) science-related blog carnivals for your reading and educational pleasure…

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