SCIENCE PICTURE OF THE DAY – FINALS!

6 people enter the finals this week!

RochesterAaron – 19
suncrust – 18
Alieniloquium – 17
thagr81us – 17
davesway10 – 16
msquared2 – 16

Monday’s challenge is a 48 hour challenge!

Sometime between now and Tuesday night at midnight, each contestant must send me their own science picture to solve!

If I can’t solve it within 24 hours of receiving it, you get a point!

Pictures can be e-mailed to the e-mail address I provided in your recent beermail!
Wednesday I will post all 6 and give everyone a chance to solve them!

Stay tuned for tomorrow’s challenge!

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Day 20 – Science is Cool LIF

THE FINAL DAY!
After today, the finals will beging with only a select number of people.
So, just for fun, I’m introducing 2 bonus questions!

The correct answer to yesterday’s sound was:
The call of a Bald Eagle! Believe it or not… the Bald Eagle actually sounds kinda stupid!

Today’s picture is:

And the BONUS Questions!

1 point each to the person/people who answers each question correctly FIRST:
What is this:

And who is the famous scientist in this picture:

 

Submit your answer HERE

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Day 19 – Science is Cool LIF

Its Day 18!

The correct answer to yesterday’s picture was:

The protein sequence for part of estrogen receptor beta! Those of you who figured it out have clearly already discovered BLAST! But for those who aren’t familiar, check it out:
http://blast.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/
ER-beta is pretty cool itself but that wasn’t really the point of today!

Today’s picture is… NOT A PICTURE!

Instead, identify the animal heard here:

Submit your answer HERE

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Day 18 – Science is Cool LIF

Its Day 18!

The correct answer to yesterday’s picture was:

The velvet worm! A key transitional species that exist in their own phylum. They are one of several animals that bridge the gaps between larger, well defines animal phyla:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Onychophora

Today’s picture is:

 

Submit your answer HERE

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Day 17 – Science is Cool LIF

Its Day 17!

The correct answer to yesterday’s picture was:

delta waves… important to sleep!

Today’s picture is:

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Day 16 – Science is Cool LIF

Its Day 16!

The correct answer to friday’s picture was:

Underwater “brine lakes” – check it out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KzUEr7uMnXU

amazing microenvironments

Oh, and that crazy dude? That’s Jim Pfaus – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5F1RLFVWHxI – hilariously interesting!

Today’s picture is:


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Day 15 – Science is Cool LIF

Its Day 15!

The correct answer to yesterday’s picture was:

This is a sagital section of a mouse cerebellum stained for neuronal projections 🙂

Today’s picture is:


Submit your answer HERE

BONUS!

Get 1 bonus point if you correctly identify this scientist and give me a 1 sentence description of what he is famous for:

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