Scientists require state-of-the-art equipment, whether it's a particle accelerator for tossing an atomic salad or a Bunsen burner for roasting test-tube hot dogs. Equip yourself for science success with today's Groupon: for $12, you get $25 worth of science supplies from H.M.S. Beagle, located in Parkville.
Named for the ship that carried famous naturalist Charles Darwin and his Sopwith Camel–piloting pet to the Galapagos, H.M.S. Beagle offers sage intellectuals and aspiring eggheads alike a grab bag of goodies, such as telescopes, Legos, and fossils. With today's deal, astro junkies can pick up a DeepMap600 folding star chart to guide their sky search for the Milky Way, Orion's Gelt, and other chocolaty cosmic treats ($19.95), and paleontology proselytes can excavate fossil finds, such as a plastic cast of an Edmontosaurus tooth from the store's extensive paleontology section ($12)—visit the store’s website to browse the full selection. H.M.S. Beagle is open seven days a week and hosts regular events, including fossil-leaf digs, star parties, and Large Hadron Collider–building workshops.
- Started by John and Carol Kuhns, they stock an impressive range of geeky equipment, from telescopes to model rockets, rock tumblers, and Arduinos. – Matt Mets, Make
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