Senator Lieberman speaks about the Sabbath and its theme of seeing creativity, purpose and design in nature.
“Input caterpillar — black box — output butterfly. What happened?”
Mathematician and medical image maker Alexander Tsiaras offers a stunning visualization.
The new design mimics two advantages of butterfly wings: optical enhancement and water resistance.
As an alternative to playing “force the data into a Darwinian mold,” readers may wish to take part in a butterfly survey — just for the pleasure and value of getting outdoors and witnessing these delicate champions of biological design up close.