Monthly Archives: June 2011

Carnivalia — 6/22 – 6/28

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

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Tweets du jour for 2011-06-27

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The scientific tourist #180 — The Temple of the Inscriptions

Well, while we’re on the subject of Palenque and royal tombs, I thought it’d be a good time to talk about the “granddaddy” of them all — the tomb of Pakal the Great (a.k.a., The Temple of the Inscriptions) at … Continue reading

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Peeking into a 1,500 year old tomb

New images released of a 1,500 year old tomb in Palenque, Mexico

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Casual Friday — the “Iron Curtain” makes stopping rockets look easy

An impressive video demonstration of a new technology to defend vehicles against rocket-propelled grenades…

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Carnivalia — 6/15 – 6/21

The past week’s crop of (mostly-)science-related blog carnival goodness is just waiting for you to drop by for a good read…

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Four Stone Hearth #120

Welcome to the 120th edition of Four Stone Hearth! It’s been a while since SOS has played host to this august gathering, so my warmest welcome to newcomers. For the “locals” needing a refresher on the background of FSH, let’s … Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #179 — glacial polish

Seen just downhill from the Mendenhall Glacier in Alaska, a really nice example of glacial polish…

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Causal Friday — Tearing down a hard drive

Ever wonder what’s inside your computer’s hard drive? How it works? Bill “Engineer Guy” Hammack takes one apart just so you can learn from the experience…

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Four Stone Hearth — call for entries

The Four Stone Hearth anthropology blog carnival is coming back to SOS next Wednesday, 6/22 — please send in any posts you think would be a good fit!

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