Monthly Archives: August 2010

The scientific tourist #138 — Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk

This week you get two images of a Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk, taken at the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia…

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Casual Friday — Walkman vs. Hoover

OK, no great scientific value in today’s video — just good, clean fun. From the folks that brought you Wallace & Gromit, it’s “Stuff vs. Stuff: Walkman vs. Hoover”…

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Carnivalia — 8/18 – 8/24

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

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The scientific tourist #137 — Thor-Able

This week’s image is another from the U.S. Air Force Space & Missile Museum at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station — it’s a Thor-Able launch vehicle…

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Casual Friday — life in slow motion

It’s just plain fun and interesting to watch what life looks like in super slow motion. Courtesy of Philip Heron, here’s a short film on the subject — Tempus II…

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Carnivalia — 8/11 – 8/17

The past week’s science-related blog carnivals…

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The scientific tourist #136 — the Dornier Do 335

I’ve always thought that the Do 335 has to take the prize for “oddest looking military aircraft,” but then its performance more than made up for its unusual appearance…

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Casual Friday — the new Bay Bridge

Building a bridge to last 150 years, in the middle of an earthquake zone…

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Carnivalia — 8/04 – 8/10

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

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The scientific tourist #135 — AOSO

An engineering model of AOSO — the Advanced Orbiting Solar Observatory…

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