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Snapshots

  1. Thagomizer

    Snapshot Title: Thagomizer
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: The Science Museum of Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    tinyurl.com/m3sjpk Will open in a new tab or window



  2. Back Support

    Snapshot Title: Back Support
    Taken by: Paul

    Image: The Science Museum of Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Apparently, everyone visiting that day had good backs.



  3. Earthquake Monitor?

    Snapshot Title: Earthquake Monitor?
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: The Science Museum of Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Very impressive display.



  4. Greenwich Mean Time

    Snapshot Title: Greenwich Mean Time
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: The Science Museum of Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    This place: www.gigapan.org/gigapans/19532/snapshots/58933/



  5. Nice Camera That You Have Tom

    Snapshot Title: Nice Camera That You Have Tom
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: The Science Museum of Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    I remember saying that before.



  6. The last thing a leaf would see

    Snapshot Title: The last thing a leaf would see
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: The Science Museum of Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    the inside of a plant-eater's mouth



  7. Pumping up

    Snapshot Title: Pumping up
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: The Science Museum of Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    air pressure that pops ping-pong balls up into the net at the top



  8. "Petrified lightning"

    Snapshot Title: "Petrified lightning"
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: The Science Museum of Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    A fulgurite is formed when lightning hits sandy soil and fuses its path throuogh the ground.



  9. Not headless

    Snapshot Title: Not headless
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: The Science Museum of Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    The stegosaur's head is just hidden -- there's its shadow.



  10. Seismophon

    Snapshot Title: Seismophon
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: The Science Museum of Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    The red tubes are linked to worldwide seismic sensors and play tones that correspond to the location, intensity, and duration of earthquakes around the world.



  11. Still searching

    Snapshot Title: Still searching
    Taken by: Paul

    Image: The Science Museum of Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    for dandelions. I think the sloth in Ice Age ate them all though.



  12. Motion sensor or camera

    Snapshot Title: Motion sensor or camera
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: The Science Museum of Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    presumably to prevent people from climbing in with the fossils



  13. Scary

    Snapshot Title: Scary
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: The Science Museum of Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Xiphactinus skull



  14. Humans

    Snapshot Title: Humans
    Taken by: Paul

    Image: The Science Museum of Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    They're a scary breed.



  15. Mother in Law

    Snapshot Title: Mother in Law
    Taken by: Paul

    Image: The Science Museum of Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Had a Mother in Law that looked like this in the morning



  16. I knew it

    Snapshot Title: I knew it
    Taken by: Paul

    Image: The Science Museum of Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    There HAD to be a bird in here somewhere.



  17. Bernoulli's Principle

    Snapshot Title: Bernoulli's Principle
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: The Science Museum of Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    air flow keeps the ball suspended, even when you tilt the nozzle



  18. Poor Ducky

    Snapshot Title: Poor Ducky
    Taken by: Paul

    Image: The Science Museum of Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    says "Please stop shaking the tank"



  19. Just smiling

    Snapshot Title: Just smiling
    Taken by: Paul

    Image: The Science Museum of Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    because there's an attractive woman in front of his exhibit



  20. How to become a fossil

    Snapshot Title: How to become a fossil
    Taken by: Paul

    Image: The Science Museum of Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    In just 3 easy steps. First, have kids. Second, get old. Then wait....sooner or later, they'll call you a fossil for not liking their music



  21. Crocs

    Snapshot Title: Crocs
    Taken by: Paul

    Image: The Science Museum of Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Not a beer drinker - friendly environment



  22. Yummy

    Snapshot Title: Yummy
    Taken by: Paul

    Image: The Science Museum of Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    I've obviously been overseas too long



  23. Contrast

    Snapshot Title: Contrast
    Taken by: Paul

    Image: The Science Museum of Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Great contrast in size...!



  24. play with dinosaurs

    Snapshot Title: play with dinosaurs
    Taken by: Raphael

    Image: The Science Museum of Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    play with dinosaurs



  25. No in Kansas Anymore

    Snapshot Title: No in Kansas Anymore
    Taken by: Raphael

    Image: The Science Museum of Minnesota
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    The Xiphactinus