Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

Archives for September, 2008

tags: Times Square, 42nd street, L>osing My Marbles, subway art, NYC through my eye, photography, NYC Losing my Marbles (2003). Artist: Lisa Dinhofer. Losing my Marbles, image 2, Detail 5. Glass mosaics on mezzanine walls of the 42nd Street (Times Square) for the A, C and E trains. This mosaic was just installed since I…

Millionth Comment Party in NYC

The NYC millionth comment party has been scheduled! ScienceBlogs has rented out the top floor of the Delancey and will be providing pizza and a bar tab up to about $600 (drinks over that amount will not be covered) — FREE! The Delancey will be suspending their usual cover charge, just for us. ScienceBlogs’ NYC…

Pobull Fhinn Stone Circle

tags: Pobull Fhinn stone circle, North Uist, Loch Langass, Scotland, Image of the Day Pobull Fhinn. Stones at Pobull Fhinn, a stone circle on North Uist. On the shores of Loch Langass (visible in the picture), and about 1/2 mile south of the Barpa Langass tomb. Image: Dave Rintoul, Summer 2008 [larger view].

tags: Forster’s Tern, Sterna forsteri, birds, nature, Image of the Day [Mystery bird] Forster’s Tern, Sterna forsteri, photographed at Robbins Park, Smith Point, Texas. [I will identify this bird for you tomorrow] Image: Joseph Kennedy, 12 June 2008 [larger view]. Nikon D200, Kowa 883 telescope TSN-PZ camera eyepiece 1/350s f/8.0 at 1000.0mm iso400. Read how…

tags: Times Square, 42nd street, L>osing My Marbles, subway art, NYC through my eye, photography, NYC Losing my Marbles (2003). Artist: Lisa Dinhofer. Losing my Marbles, image 2, Detail 4. Glass mosaics on mezzanine walls of the 42nd Street (Times Square) for the A, C and E trains. This mosaic was just installed since I…

Callanais Stone Circle, 4

tags: Callanis Stone Circle, Callanish, Isle of Lewis Scotland, Image of the Day Detail of one of the Callanish stones. The stones are Lewisian gneiss, formed approximately 2.5 billion years ago. Image: Dave Rintoul, Summer 2008 [larger view].

Birdbooker Report 33

tags: Birdbooker Report, bird books, animal books, natural history books, ecology books “One cannot have too many good bird books” –Ralph Hoffmann, Birds of the Pacific States (1927). The Birdbooker Report is a special weekly report of wide variety of science, nature and behavior books that are or soon will be available for purchase. This…

tags: Common Tern, Sterna hirundo, birds, nature, Image of the Day [Mystery bird] Common Tern, Sterna hirundo, photographed at the Texas City Dike, Texas. [I will identify this bird for you tomorrow] Image: Joseph Kennedy, 19 September 2007 [larger view]. Nikon D200, Kowa 883 telescope TSN-PZ camera eyepiece 1/1500s f/8.0 at 1000.0mm iso400.

tags: ScienceBlogs Millionth Comment Party, ScienceBlogs in Seattle ScienceBlogs millionth comment party in Seattle. Image: GrrlScientist 27 September 2008 [larger view]. I finally managed to find a stable and free wifi connection AND an outlet, thanks to the University Bookstore, so here are a few photographs from yesterday’s ScienceBlogs’ Millionth Comment Party in gorgeous Seattle!

tags: Times Square, 42nd street, L>osing My Marbles, subway art, NYC through my eye, photography, NYC Losing my Marbles (2003). Artist: Lisa Dinhofer. Losing my Marbles, image 2, Detail 3. Glass mosaics on mezzanine walls of the 42nd Street (Times Square) for the A, C and E trains. This mosaic was just installed since I…