Monthly Archives: June 2013

Casual Friday — using Google Street View to look at the world’s tallest building, inside and out

A behind-the-scenes look at how Google has captured Street View imagery of the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 6/19 – 6/26

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

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The scientific tourist #279 — making tracks in southern New Mexico

280 million years ago (long before the dinosaurs), southern New Mexico was part of an ancient seaway… Continue reading

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Casual Friday — of galaxies and penguins

Galaxies spend most of their existence in isolation, but when two of them cross paths, the result is a beautiful (from a distance) if violent spectacle… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 6/12 – 6/18

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

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The scientific tourist #278 — Suchomimus tenerensis

Seen at the Sternberg Museum of Natural History in Hayes, Kansas — it’s Suchomimus tenerensis… Continue reading

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Casual Friday — two months on an icebreaker (in under five minutes)

Continuing on last week’s chilly theme, today you get to watch a time lapse movie of two months on an Antarctic icebreaker… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 6/05 – 6/11

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The scientific tourist #277 — Ducks and Rabbits

A Mimbres Black-and-white bowl at the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology in Albuquerque, New Mexico… Continue reading

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Casual Friday — Antarctica, unveiled

Ever wonder what Antarctica would look like without all that ice on it? Thanks to the British Antarctic Survey (with some help from NASA), we’re getting a better view of that… Continue reading

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