Science editor at @BoingBoing. Columnist for @NYTmag. Author of Before the Lights Go Out: http://maggiekb.com/books. Fond of Scutigera Coleoptrata.
Flesh eating beetles at work. (Museum of Osteology)
Whatcha doin'? Oh, you know, primate things. (Museum of Osteology)
Honey badger don't care. @ the Museum of Osteology.
Thanks to @hbeschizza for some truly awesome spicy hot cocoa. It came in form of whole chocolate flakes! OMG
Finally, I have a walking desk. 1 Craigslist treadmill + wall brackets + plywood.
Ahh, the traditional lighting of the Christmas Whale.
MPR headset gave me an accidental faux-hawk. @dailycircuit
Basically, this is like giving @Frauenfelder a welding torch and unlimited budget and saying "go to town" #citymuseum
What does this look like to you? (Part of my ongoing collection of posters found in labs)
Finally, here is @ihearttheroad, posing next to world's largest Nalgene bottle.
Chemists use xray crystallography to make models of molecular structure, like this uranium buckyball. @ihearttheroad
Uranium powder + xray crystallography = this. Each dot shows light reflecting off molecular structure. @ihearttheroad
This machine makes x-ray crystallography images. It's in @ihearttheroad's lab. Look close and see uranium powder.
Pics or it didn't happen. #revolver #boxing
And now, the only reunion that matters.
A true fact from Kansas history.
Somewhere in Canada, a candle and glitter-bedecked tribute to Laika the space dog.
Heartfelt, but hilariously chintzy, memorial to lost astronauts in Calgary airport. (Plz note liberal use of glitter)
Here is @jayingram, playing blues fiddle at #banffscience
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