Author Archives: Sam Wise

Carnivalia — 7/22 – 7/28/2015 (plus a bit)

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

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The scientific tourist #364 — Inca Tern

Seen at the Denver Zoo, it’s an Inca Tern… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #363 — Corporal missile

Here, you see a Corporal missile, on display at the Smithsonian museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 7/01 – 7/07/2015

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

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The scientific tourist #362 — the Ne-20 jet engine

On display at the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center, it’s one of just 3 surviving Ne-20 jet engines… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #361 — Feejee Mermaid

Brought to you by the “Mythic Creatures” traveling exhibition (seen at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science), it’s an odd concoction called a Feejee Mermaid… Continue reading

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Casual Friday — the ingenious design of the aluminum beverage can

Another great explanatory video from Bill (“Engineer Guy”) Hammack — all about the aluminum beverage can you likely use every day but never give much thought to… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #360 — Palaeotherium

Now on display in Paris in the Gallery of Paleontology and Comparative Anatomy (sadly, in a stairwell), it’s an excellent fossil of a Palaeotherium Magnum… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 5/27 – 6/02/2015

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Carnivalia — 5/13 – 5/19/2015

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