Monthly Archives: February 2013

Carnivalia — 2/20 – 2/26

The week’s selection of science-related blog carnivals… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #263 — BRAVE 200

UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) are getting a lot of press these days, but that doesn’t mean they’re a recent invention… Continue reading

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Casual Friday — Fiery looping rain on the Sun

Courtesy of NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, here’s a mesmerizing 4 minutes of video… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 2/13 – 2/19

The past week’s bounty crop of (mostly) science-related blog carnivals… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #262 — Diplocaulus

Another excellent fossil at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science — it’s Diplocaulus… Continue reading

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Casual Friday — let’s name some moons!

Pluto has 5 moons (that have been found so far). Two of them are unnamed — but we can help fix that! Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 2/06 – 2/12

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The scientific tourist #261 — Carcharodontosaurus (with and without skin)

This week, you get two images of one subject on traveling display at the Sternberg Museum in Hays, Kansas — the skull of a Carcharodontosaurus… Continue reading

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Casual Friday — how does an LCD monitor work?

Unless you’re perusing this blog using some very old technology, you’re almost certainly reading these words on an LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) monitor. Ever wonder what’s behind the glass (or for a laptop, plastic) outer face of the thing? Bill (“Engineer Guy”) Hammack explains all… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 1/30 – 2/05

The past week’s selection of (mostly) science-related blog carnivals for you… Continue reading

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