Monthly Archives: February 2012

Carnivalia 2/22 – 2/28

A rather skinny week in the world of science-related blog carnivals, but still some good reading to be had…

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The scientific tourist #211 — Chac Mool

Another image for you from the Museum of Archaeology and History in Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico…

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Casual Friday — Archaeological Illustration

A neat bit of video on the history of archaeological illustration techniques…

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Carnivalia — 2/15 – 2/21

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

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The scientific tourist #210 — the disk of Chichén Itzá

Another shot from Mérida’s Museum of Anthropology and History, this one’s a carved disc found in the site’s observatory…

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Casual Friday — Birth of the Moon

If you’ve got a little while to spend (24 minutes, to be exact), Cosmic Journeys brings you this excellent video production on the history of lunar studies, and on the most recent ideas about its birth…

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Carnivalia — 2/08 – 2/14

The past week’s science-related blog carnivals for your reading enjoyment…

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Casual Friday — shady business with a lathe

An interesting look at a low-tech way to make a lamp shade — out of a slice of a log, with a lathe (direct link)

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Carnivalia 2/01 – 2/07

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

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The scientific tourist #209 — scarification in stone

Standards of beauty are definitely a culturally-defined thing — and today’s image is just one example of that…

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