Category Archives: History

The scientific tourist #339 — Apollo Soyuz

On display at the Kansas Cosmosphere in Hutchinson, Kansas — it’s a snapshot of a breather in the cold war… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 10/29 – 11/04/2014

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

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The scientific tourist #338 — Lord Shield Jaguar and Lady Xoc

Another excellent piece from the Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed traveling exhibit, it’s a replica of Lintel 24 from Yaxchilan in Chiapas, Mexico… Continue reading

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Carnivalia — 10/22 – 10/28/2014

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

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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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