Monthly Archives: February 2011

The scientific tourist #163 — Gemini 9A

A two-fer this week, two images of the Gemini 9A capsule at KSC in Florida…

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Casual Friday — Helsinki underground

What do you do when your city has no room to grow, hemmed in by existing construction on one side and the sea on the other? If you’re New York City, you build up. If you’re Helsinki, you build down. Down as in a few hundred meters down…

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Carnivalia — 2/16 – 2/22

The past week’s crop of (mostly) science-related blog carnivals, all lined up for your reading pleasure…

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The scientific tourist #162 — MiG-23

A MiG-23 “Flogger” at the Deutsches Museum / Air and Space Museum, Schleissheim…

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The Solar System to Scale

Just ran across this great infographic on Space.com and couldn’t keep from passing it along… Source SPACE.com: All about our solar system, outer space and exploration Possibly related posts (auto-generated list): The scientific tourist #3 — Kepler's early solar system … Continue reading

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Casual Friday — Wind Turbine erection time lapse

Ever wonder how a wind turbine gets installed? Here’s a time lapse movie of a 3 MW model getting put up (direct link): H/T: Neatorama Possibly related posts (auto-generated list): Casual Friday: prefab hotel by the numbers — 15 stories, … Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 2/09 – 2/15

The past week’s selection of science-related blog carnivals for your reading fun…

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The scientific tourist #161 — Apollo CSM

An Apollo Command and Service Module on display at Kennedy Space Center, Florida…

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Tweets du jour for 2011-02-12

Third of Russians think Sun orbits Earth: http://reut.rs/dFZITU And I thought things were bad in the U.S…. # Powered by Twitter Tools Possibly related posts (auto-generated list): SOS tweets for 2009-07-14 SOS tweets for 2009-07-16

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Casual Friday — Top Secret Rosies

This is the trailer for a documentary on female “computers” in World War II — mathematicians who fought the war at home, and helped usher in the computer age…

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