Monthly Archives: January 2013

Carnivalia — 1/23 – 1/29

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

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The scientific tourist #259 — a mouthful of teeth

A skull cast and head reconstruction of nigersaurus taqueti, seen at the Sternberg Museum in Hays, Kansas… Continue reading

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Casual Friday — Dry ice and dunes (on Mars)

This week’s video gives you a taste of just how different sand dunes can be from planet to planet… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 1/16 – 1/22

The past week’s share of (mostly) science-related blog carnivals for your reading enjoyment… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #258 — crouching man

Seen at “A Day in Pompeii” traveling exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 1/09 – 1/15

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

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The scientific tourist #257 — a peek at Tyuonyi

Two images for you today, both from the ruins of Tyuonyi in Bandelier National Monument… Continue reading

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Casual Friday — How a quartz watch works

To a certain degree, wrist watches have fallen out of fashion (if you always carry a cell phone, who needs a watch?). Still, they’re impressive little packages of technology… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 1/02 – 1/08

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

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The scientific tourist #256 — playing Lacrosse

Another interesting piece of early Cold War technology — a Lacrosse missile… Continue reading

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