Monthly Archives: May 2013

Casual Friday — inside a flight data recorder

Ever wonder what’s inside a flight data recorder, those “black boxes” used to tell investigators what went wrong in an airliner crash? “Engineer Guy” Bill Hammack tells us all… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 5/21 – 5/28

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

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The scientific tourist #275 — Pietro, the Archidiskodon

This week’s image comes to you from the Paleontology section of Museo di Storia Naturale (Natural History Museum) in Florence, Italy… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 5/15 – 5/21

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

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The scientific tourist #274 — Mushroom Rock State Park

Should you be wandering around in / through Kansas, and in a mood for a geological point of interest, your options are a bit limited. But at the very least, Mushroom Rock State Park should definitely be on your list. Continue reading

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Casual Friday — so what’s inside a golf ball, and how did it get in there?

Golf balls are made of some interesting stuff — and had even more unusual contents in older versions. So how did some of this odd stuff get in there in the first place? Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 5/08 – 5/14

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The scientific tourist #273 — the B-26K “Counter Invader”

A very long-lived craft — the Douglas B-26K “Counter Invader,” on display at the South Dakota Air and Space Museum; Box Elder, South Dakota Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 5/01 – 5/07

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The scientific tourist #272 — a visit to the Permian Sea

Today we’re going to visit the Permian Sea. But don’t worry, it won’t take long — it’s just a quick trip to Kansas… Continue reading

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