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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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