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To promote the international exhibition in the Crystal Palace (Sydenham , London) for New Year's Eve 1853 twenty-one distinguished guests were invited to a banquet inside the unfinished model of an Iguanodon , sculpture made by artist Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins under severe examination of leading anatomist Richard Owen to celebrate the new discovered proudly-prehistoric monsters of Victorian Britain.The invitations for the eight course dinner, accompanied by fine wine and some noble sherry, were written on the outstretched wing of a paper-pterodactyl:" Mr Waterhous Hawkins requests the honour of - - at dinner in the mould of the Iguanodon at the Crystal Palace on Saturday evening December the 31 st at five o ' clock 1853 an answer will oblige...
I wanted to use this photo because it’s weird and interesting, not because I have anything particularly insightful to say about softshell turtles. The animal shown here is a Florida softshell Apalone ferox that I photographed in captivity earlier in 2011...
One winning solution, displayed at the Museum of Science Boston The paper bridge we built, holding up numerous poker chips How does a bridge work?
If you're reading this post, congratulations! You've made it to the end of 2011! You may be going out tonight to ring in the new year with friends and family, and if so, there's a good chance that you'll be sipping some champagne when the clock strikes midnight...
2011 has been a busy year for particle physicists. They've found a new particle, closed in on the elusive Higgs boson, and witnessed some neutrinos acting pretty strangely, amongst other things...
It's 8:09 PM here in Hawaii - hours until we say goodbye to 2011 and hello to 2012. We're one of the last to experience the ushering in of the new year, and thus I have had a lot of time to think about my new year's post...
#SciAmBlogs Friday - Protists, stars, otherworldly beauty, Times Square Ball and many Year-End lists.
Have a great weekend - see you next year!- Psi Wavefunction - A quick dive into the protist world (Part II): Plastids - Kelly Oakes - Stars That Go Out With a Bang - Caleb A.
2011 was an exciting, stressful, occasionally scary, and very fruitful year for me, personally and professionally. I hope you are all pleased with the way life treated you this year.
When a star becomes a white dwarf — an old, extremely dense star that would have once been similar to our own Sun — the eventful part of its life is over.
Ball Dropping tomorrow in Times Square said to have more lights this year yet is more energy efficient At the beginning of this week, my article on the science of Snow Crystals was published here on the Guest Blog...
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