Monthly Archives: July 2013

Carnivalia — 7/24 – 7/30

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

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Casual Friday — Rosalind Franklin

So yesterday, July 25 2013, would have been the 93rd birthday of Rosalind Franklin… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 7/17 – 7/23

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

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The scientific tourist #283 — Cretaceous Sea Turtle

Recovered from the Niobrara Chalk formation (Logan County, Kansas), but on display at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science — it’s a Sea Turtle (Protostega gigas) from the Late Cretaceous, some 85 MYA… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 7/10 – 7/16

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The scientific tourist #282 — Blue Aragonite under Black Light

A sample seen at the Holden / Marolt Mining and Ranching Museum in Aspen, Colorado… Continue reading

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Casual Friday — the first view of the solar system’s tail

NASA’s Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) spacecraft recently mapped the boundaries of the solar system’s tail (a.k.a., the heliotail)… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 7/03 – 7/09

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The scientific tourist #281 — a Thunderstreak in South Dakota

You’ve already seen one copy of the problem-prone F-84F Thunderstreak in Kansas, here’s another copy at the South Dakota Air and Space Museum… Continue reading

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Casual Friday — the changing shape of cinema

If you ever wondered why movies, TV, and camera video all wound up in a variety of aspect ratios (relative widths and heights), John Hess of Filmmaker IQ has it all sorted out for you… Continue reading

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