Monthly Archives: March 2013

Casual Friday — watch the Aurora Borealis

Courtesy of Gören Strand, a beautiful video of the Aurora Borealis… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 3/20-3/26

The past week’s (admittedly thin) selection of science-related blog carnivals… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #267 — the F-100 “Super Sabre”

On display at the South Dakota Air and Space Museum, it’s the F-100 “Super Sabre”… Continue reading

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Casual Friday — making a tintype

In case you don’t fully appreciate the ease that digital cameras bring to photography, here’s a demonstration of a 150-year-old photographic technology — tintype… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 3/13 – 3/19

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

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The scientific tourist #266 — a pilot whale skeleton

Courtesy of the Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History, it’s the skeleton of a pilot whale…. Continue reading

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Casual Friday — the spinning match table trick

Here’s a quick party trick for you — and all you need is a balloon, two smooth-edged coins, a matchstick, and a clear plastic cup… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 3/06 – 3/12

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

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The scientific tourist #265 — Saber-toothed cat

On display at the Sternberg Museum of Natural History in Hays, Kansas — it’s a saber-toothed cat… Continue reading

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Casual Friday — Mirror River: the Colorado River from source to sea in 3 minutes

Here’s your chance to see the length of an entire river in just a few minutes of video… Continue reading

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