Category Archives: History

The scientific tourist #336 — Stela A, Copan

Another find brought to you via the “Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed” traveling exhibit, it’s (a very good casting of) Stela A from Copan, Honduras… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #335 — the Apollo 14 capsule

On display at the Kennedy Space Center near Titusville, Florida — it’s the Apollo 14 capsule (command module), a.k.a. Kitty Hawk… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 10/01 – 10/07/2014

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

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The scientific tourist #334 — the SM-64 Navaho Cruise Missile

Standing guard outside the entrance gate to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, it’s a Navaho cruise missile… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #333 — King of Copan

Another impressive piece of work displayed in the “Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed” traveling exhibit, its a beautiful sculpture of one of the Kings of the ancient Maya city of Copan… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 9/17 – 9/23/2014

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

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The scientific tourist #332 — the Jupiter IRBM

On display at the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History (in Albuquerque, New Mexico), it’s a Jupiter IRBM… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #331 — The Rheintochter R I, redux

Years ago, I told you about the Rheintochter R1 (or R I) surface-to-air missile, and in particular, the example on display at the Deutsches Museum in Munich, Germany. But there’s also one of them at the National Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy center in Chantilly, Virginia… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #330 — Mesa Verde Corrugated Gray

For your consideration this week, a large cooking pot from Mesa Verde in southern Colorado (on display at the History Colorado Center in Denver)… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 8/27 – 9/02/2014

The past week’s bumper crop of (mostly) science-related blog carnivals for your reading enjoyment: Carnival of Evolution #75 Carnival of Space #369 Friday Ark #487 History Carnival #137 Math Teachers at Play #77 Morsels for the Mind — 29/08/2014 Possibly … Continue reading

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