Category Archives: Sci / Tech Tourism

The scientific tourist #322 — Natural Bridge Caverns

Should you ever find yourself driving in Texas’ hill country, you’d be well advised to spend a few hours visiting the Natural Bridge Caverns… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #321 — SPAD XIII

Brought to you by the Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix, Arizona — it’s a SPAD XIII fighter… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #320 — Yak’ant’akw

On display at the UBC Museum of Anthropology, it’s a Yak’ant’akw (Speaking-through post)… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #319 — Huehueteotl

Found in the ruins of Teotihuacan, and now on display in Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History, it’s Huehueteotl… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #318 — Babirusa

Native to indonesia, and now on display at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, it’s babirusa… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #317 — Daspletosaurus

On display at Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History, it’s Daspletosaurus… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #316 — stela for Teti-nofer

A memorial stela dating from Egypt’s Late New Kingdom, now on permanent display at Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #315 — Republic F-105B “Thunderchief”

Built for one role, but known historically for being used in an entirely different way, it’s a Republic F-105B “Thunderchief,” on display at the South Dakota Air and Space Museum… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #314 — Pompeiian water cooler

Another interesting sight in the “A Day in Pompeii” traveling exhibit, a water cooler… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #313 — terror bird from Brazil

Another interesting specimen on display at Seattle’s Burke Museum — this time, a cast of an ancient Brazilian “terror bird”… Continue reading

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