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Kitty fostering: Brewster and Breyer!

I’ll be doing more physics blogging in the near future — I promise!  Work is keeping me quite busy at the moment and I haven’t had much spare time or energy to investigate topics in depth.  Hopefully that will change … Continue reading

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ResearchBlogging editor's selections: measuring gravity, measuring magnetism, antiseptic spices and Goya's bullfighting

“Dr. SkySkull” selects several notable posts each week from a miscellany of ResearchBlogging.org categories. He blogs at Skulls in the Stars. Measuring Gravity: Ain’t Nothin’ but a G Thing. Gravity is one of the fundamental forces of nature, but also … Continue reading

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My favorite weird fiction of the past 3 years

Happy (belated) blogiversary to me!  August 14th was the 3rd year anniversary of this blog, a milestone that I missed yet again in the hubbub of daily life.  Nevertheless, an anniversary is a good time for reflection, and one thing … Continue reading

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ResearchBlogging editor's selections: the first Englishman, the last Seismosaurus, the semantic web, hidden ruptures and E.T. life

“Dr. SkySkull” selects several notable posts each week from a miscellany of ResearchBlogging.org categories. He blogs at Skulls in the Stars. Unmasking Eoanthropus dawsoni, The First Englishman. This post was too late for the special “fools, failures and frauds” edition … Continue reading

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ResearchBlogging editor's selections: snails do it anti-chirally, the Tasmanian fish mystery, and an amateur impact hypothesis

“Dr. SkySkull” selects several notable posts each week from a miscellany of ResearchBlogging.org categories. He blogs at Skulls in the Stars. Late posting of editor’s selections this week — life’s events, including an emergency vet trip with a sick kitty … Continue reading

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The Giant's Shoulders #26, "Fools, failures and frauds" edition, is out!

Hear ye, hear ye — the 26th edition of The Giant’s Shoulders, labeled the “Fools, failures and frauds” special edition, is available for perusal at Neurotic Physiology!  In this edition of the carnival we take a special look at those … Continue reading

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ResearchBlogging editor's selections: Chemistry extravaganza!

“Dr. SkySkull” selects several notable posts each week from a miscellany of ResearchBlogging.org categories. He blogs at Skulls in the Stars. This week’s set of editor’s selections is a “chemistry extravaganza”! The posts that jumped out at me were heavily … Continue reading

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Primate Diaries in exile!

This seems like a good time to remind folks about Eric Michael Johnson’s “Primate Diaries in Exile” tour! Since leaving Scienceblogs in the wake of PepsiGate, Eric has been “touring” various blogs and providing guest posts. He’s set up a … Continue reading

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11 days until the “fools, failures and frauds” edition of The Giant’s Shoulders!

I have almost been negligent in pointing out that there’s only 11 days left before the deadline of the next edition of The Giant’s Shoulders history of science blog carnival!  This is a special edition, hosted by scicurious, and is … Continue reading

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ResearchBlogging editor's selections: Phytoliths, Hubble bubbles, computer-generated hypotheses, and plasma shields

“Dr. SkySkull” selects several notable posts each week from a miscellany of ResearchBlogging.org categories. He blogs at Skulls in the Stars. Past lives caught in the dust of trees. Alun at AlunSalt describes a little-discussed botanical and archaeobotanical phenomenon called … Continue reading

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