Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

Archives for August, 2008

tags: Northern cardinal, Cardinalis cardinalis, birds, Central Park, Image of the Day The results of the Most Explosive Northern Cardinal Molt of 2008 in Central Park are in. Papa Museum wins the competition hands, er, feathers down. Image: Bob Levy, author of Club George [larger].

London Update: I am Here!

I have been taking pictures to share with you but unfortunately, forgot the equipment necessary to download the images from my camera to my laptop, so we all will have to wait a little while longer. I am disappointed by this because London is so story-book magical and you all just have to see it!

tags: West 66th street/Lincoln Center Subway Art, Artemis, Acrobats, Divas and Dancers, subway art, NYC through my eye, photography, NYC Artemis, Acrobats, Divas and Dancers. Artist: Nancy Spero, 1999. Installed 2004. West 66th Street/Lincoln Center Subway tile mosaic art #48 as seen at NYC’s Lincoln Center stop at Broadway for the uptown (northbound) 1 train.…

Cedar Waxwing

tags: Cedar Waxwing, Bombycilla cedrorum, birds, nature, Image of the Day Cedar Waxwing, Bombycilla cedrorum, at the A&M Tract on Pelican Island, Texas. Image: Joseph Kennedy, 18 May 2007 [larger view]. Nikon D200, Kowa 883 telescope TSN-PZ camera eyepiece 1/250s f/9.5 at 800.0mm iso400.

How Best to Scratch an Itch

tags: black-crowned night-heron, Nycticorax nycticorax, birds, Central Park, Image of the Day How Best to Scratch an Itch. Image: Bob Levy, author of Club George [larger].

tags: West 66th street/Lincoln Center Subway Art, Artemis, Acrobats, Divas and Dancers, subway art, NYC through my eye, photography, NYC Artemis, Acrobats, Divas and Dancers. Artist: Nancy Spero, 1999. Installed 2004. West 66th Street/Lincoln Center Subway tile mosaic art #47 as seen at NYC’s Lincoln Center stop at Broadway for the uptown (northbound) 1 train.…

William Smith’s geological map of Britain published in 1815. Image: R Cashman (Copyright expired because copyright laws applies to the United States, Canada, the European Union and those countries with a copyright term of life of the author plus 70 years [larger view]. The day before the Science Blogging meeting, a bunch of us are…

Bottoms Up!

tags: Green parakeet, Aratinga holochlora, birds, nature, Image of the Day Green parakeet (conure), Aratinga holochlora, at Elizabeth Street Parrotry, Brownsville, Texas. Image: Joseph Kennedy, 31 March 2008 [larger view]. Nikon D200, Kowa 883 telescope with TSN-PZ camera eyepiece 1/750s f/8.0 at 1000.0mm iso400.

tags: West 66th street/Lincoln Center Subway Art, Artemis, Acrobats, Divas and Dancers, subway art, NYC through my eye, photography, NYC Artemis, Acrobats, Divas and Dancers. Artist: Nancy Spero, 1999. Installed 2004. West 66th Street/Lincoln Center Subway tile mosaic art #46 as seen at NYC’s Lincoln Center stop at Broadway for the uptown (northbound) 1 train.…

A reader, inspired by my baby-carrot-caused food poisoning event, sent this image to me; For those of you who are curious, I am feeling better, much better, but I am still not hungry and still very wary of food in general. I guess this is a good thing since I will not want to eat…