Monthly Archives: March 2011

Carnivalia — 3/23 – 3/29

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

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A little reminder…

If you missed my note in last week’s Carnivalia post — I’m going to be hosting The Boneyard blog carnival right here next Tuesday, the 5th of April…

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The scientific tourist #167 — the Dyea, Alaska floodplain

Dyea, Alaska — a story of boom and crash, and extremely fast post-glacial rebound…

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Casual Friday — a different look at Inception

In this case, it’s redone as a 60-second Victorian woodcut animation…

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Carnivalia — 3/16 – 3/22

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

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The scientific tourist #166 — a letter from Baghdad

Well, at least it seems to have functioned like a letter, and it was found in Baghdad. Any readers of this blog conversant in cuneiform?

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Radiation doses, in perspective

Courtesy of Randal Munroe (of xkcd fame), there’s now a comparison chart of radiation doses to help you put the Japanese reactor troubles in perspective (click on the image to get to the full-size image on the xkcd site)

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Tweets du jour for 2011-03-17

Welcome to the Anthropocene (at least, according to Nat'l. Geographic) – http://is.gd/HOAEGa via @longnow # Powered by Twitter Tools Possibly related posts (auto-generated list): Tweets du jour for 2011-02-12 SOS tweets for 2009-07-14 SOS tweets for 2009-07-16

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Carnivalia — 3/09 – 3/15

Balancing out last week’s whopper edition, a slimmer set of science blog carnivals for your reading this week (still plenty of good material!)…

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The scientific tourist #165 — Vanguard TV-3

The star of a very non-photogenic launch failure, but the forerunner of many later successful satellites…

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