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The scientific tourist #326 — granularity

It’s been a while since I talked about White Sands National Monument — so today, let’s take a closer view of it. Here’s a very close-up look at the sands themselves… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #312 — Broken Arrows

Two interesting bits of history on display at the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History — the casings of two bombs involved in the 1966 Palomares incident… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #296 — Bandelier’s Big Kiva

For your edification, the Big Kiva at Bandelier National Monument… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #279 — making tracks in southern New Mexico

280 million years ago (long before the dinosaurs), southern New Mexico was part of an ancient seaway… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #277 — Ducks and Rabbits

A Mimbres Black-and-white bowl at the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology in Albuquerque, New Mexico… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #257 — a peek at Tyuonyi

Two images for you today, both from the ruins of Tyuonyi in Bandelier National Monument… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #187 — Pueblo Bonito, from above

Pueblo Bonito is both the largest, as well as the best known great house in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico — but that doesn’t mean that there’s agreement on just what it is…

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The scientific tourist #116 — the H-1 engine

This week’s image comes to you from the New Mexico Museum of Space History in Alamagordo, New Mexico — it’s a an H-1 rocket engine…

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The scientific tourist #73 — round and underground

This week’s image is another slide scan from Chaco Canyon — this time of the Great Kiva in Pueblo Bonito…

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The scientific tourist #34 — Chaco doorway

This week’s image comes from Chaco Canyon in New Mexico — it’s a scan of a slide showing a very typical T-shaped doorway…

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