Maggie Koerth-Baker at 11:33 am Thu, Sep 29, 2011
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What does a scientist do all day? The Smithsonian's Matthew Carrano explains his job as a paleontologist, what he hopes to discover, and why he made a career out of dinosaurs.
I was at the Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, and after making contact with one of the Paleontologists who work there, got a full tour, even in the back where they clean and replicate fossils.
reminds me of this lovely song, “i am a paleontologist” by they might be giants: youtube.com/watch?v=B7zo2zY1Zqg
Q: What does a scientist do all day?
A: I can’t answer that yet. I’m still waiting for funding.
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On April 6, 1909, Robert Peary claimed to be the first person to reach the North Pole. Of course, there were some issues with his claim.
Above and below: models at the Alternative Hair Show in Moscow's Kremlin, September 28, 2011. (REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov)
Love this Ian Leino Red Shirt t-shirt design, whose Star Trek insignia bears a frank and unmistakable icon depicting the fate of all redshirts in the landing party.
Maggie Koerth-Baker at 11:23 am Thu, Sep 29, 2011
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Cory Doctorow at 11:04 am Thu, Sep 29, 2011