Monthly Archives: April 2013

The scientific tourist #271 — Gargoyleosaurus

Coming to you from the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, it’s Gargoyleosaurus… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 4/17 – 4/23

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

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The scientific tourist #270 — the B61 nuclear bomb

This week you get the first in a series of images from the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This photo is of a B61 nuclear bomb, one of the main thermonuclear weapons still in service with the U.S. after the end of the Cold War. Continue reading

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Casual Friday — water tension and the mysterious water suspension trick(s)

Another fun and educational video from Steve Spangler — this time, some magic tricks you can perform with water… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 4/10 – 4/16

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

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The scientific tourist #269 — Olmecs in Texas

Imagine my surprise at discovering an Olmec head during a recent visit to the campus of the University of Texas at Austin! Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 4/03 – 4/09

Well, last week’s Carnivalia was a whopper, so it stands to reason that this week’s gathering would be a bit slimmer. Still, good science-related reading to be found in this week’s blog carnivals… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #268 — Roman plumbing

Another excellent find from the “A Day in Pompeii” exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science — a water bypass box with valves… Continue reading

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Casual Friday — balancing nails

Want a fun trick you can perform with a dozen nails and a block of wood? Steve Spangler shows how you can balance 11 nails on the head of one… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 3/27 – 4/02

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

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