Tag Archives: SciArt

An Xitement of Xmas Tree Worms

 As I soldier forth on my wordless novel, I could not help but get distracted by Christmas tree worms – as one is.  That whole picture-being-a-1000-words thingie made me take note of how these charismatic creatures, despite some having about … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Blue-ringed Octopus Masquerade

The Blue-ringed octopus is going out to trick or treat. Maybe it will wear a Blue-ringed octopus hoodie and be a work of art! ‘Better to stay out of spitting distance. This concludes #inktober2017. via Blogger http://ift.tt/2hq5UKd

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Of Noses and Neutron Stars

Wake up and smell the science! Can you find the elements of ‘climb’ on the tabula periodica? I am still reading Robert Sapolsky’s ‘Behave’ : Ironically, it seems that the genetic program of human brain development has evolved to, as … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Shipshape

h/t: Shipworms: Do they float your boat? And when is a boat a ship? Can you wear the hat if it fits? Maybe he’s referring to kakapo mermaids… Whenua Hou has dense rimu (olive trees in pic), which makes it … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Giving You the Slippers

I just realized that I’m a day ahead on my #inktober prompts! How did the date slip my mind? H/T: A new Slipper lobster and a new species of Slipper orchid. via Blogger http://ift.tt/2ybIh1X

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Longing of the Barnacle

 Today’s theme is ‘long‘. We are in the middle of the Nobel Prizes for this year. Something that took a long time: the direct detection of gravitational waves / wrinkles in time.  Two black holes that produced some collided a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Poison d’Art

Oophaga pumilio from Costa Rica; h/t: Pstevendactylus~commonswiki The Strawberry poison-dart frog may not be the most poisonous of the poison dart frogs, but it has the most handsome blue jeans. Today’s prompt for  #inktober is poison. Poison dart frog is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Swift Sunday : The Art of Seeing

Swift Swifts are not the fastest birds, but they can stay in the air for long times. I love this: Swift-growing-, and swift-shriveling now- fungi. That swiftest and largest landbird: the ostrich! Alas, no matter how much it flaps, it … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tiger and Tadpole

Little Red’s limbic system was fried. That whole mortar and pestle experience had just been beyond pail. She tried reading The brain of the tiger salamander, but then remembered that she had to visit her gran. She packed a basket with … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Embracing Dotty

H/T’s: Bracing Cephalomissions; HTML; Ellipsis; Caribbean reef squid. You can see a great picture of the alarm response of a baby squid here! via Blogger http://ift.tt/2oYqrGR

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment