Monthly Archives: August 2013

Casual Friday — 10 years of weather history in 3 minutes

NOAA’s GOES-12 satellite was decommissioned on August 16, 2013 — after more than 10 years of service. A video was just released showing all the weather history it captured (in the western hemisphere) over the course of its working life… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 8/21 – 8/27

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

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The scientific tourist #287 — scenes from the Radium Craze

Today you get a few pictures from the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History, on the topic of the Radium Craze of the early 20th century… Continue reading

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Casual Friday — the sun’s about to flip!

Well, OK — the sun won’t flip, but its magnetic field is about to. No worries, though, it happens every 11 years… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 8/15 – 8/20

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

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The scientific tourist #286 — Daring Sword Ray

A.K.A. Xiphactinus audax — recovered in Kansas, and now on display at the Burke Museum in Seattle Washington… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 8/07 – 8/14

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The scientific tourist #285 — guard dog

Seen at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, likely one of the most famous figures recovered from the ruins of Pompeii… Continue reading

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Casual Friday — flying through Hebes Chasma

Courtesy of ESA, here’s a fly-through video of Mars’ Hebes Chasma… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 7/31 – 8/06

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

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