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It’s not all dire wolves and mastodons at the La Brea Tar Pits - in fact, these leafcutter bee pupae are at least 35,000 years old.

From @sandentotten: “A selfie with the legendary Ira Flatow of @scifri! Last nights #SciFriLA was such a blast. Ira is hysterical in front of crowds.”

It’s almost time… #SciFriLA

Tonight #SciFriLA is next to an actual gene pool!

We’re on our way to Southern California! We’re heading to Pasadena for the now sold-out (!) “Science of the Silver Screen” show, live at Caltech with KPCC. Will we be seeing you there?

We’re on our way to Southern California! We’re heading to Pasadena for the now sold-out (!) “Science of the Silver Screen” show, live at Caltech with KPCC. Will we be seeing you there?

"You can think of bowers as a teenager’s car. Their only function is to attract females for mating.”

Male great bowerbirds in Australia build intricate “love nests” to attract mates.

timeandaseapen:

Clearing and Staining Fish with Adam Summers

via ScienceFriday 

spaceexp:

Cosmonauts completing a space walk last night on the International Space Station