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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 #23 — fossilized roots

For this week’s images (I sort of skipped last week, so today you get two!), we’re going back to the White Sands National Monument…

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The scientific tourist #13 — dude, where’s my cottonwood?

For this week’s “sciencey” tourism picture, we go back to the White Sands National Monument for an image of a cottonwood tree…

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The scientific tourist #1 — the oncoming dunes

It’s a new year, so I thought it would be a good time to roll out a new site feature. I’ve uploaded to Flickr pictures that I’ve taken over the years — and all deal (at least peripherally) with some aspect of science. What I plan on doing is picking one of these images every week or two, and discussing it a bit in a blog post. The inaugural picture is from White Sands National Monument, in New Mexico (USA)…

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