Some of the most unexpected animals, many of them tiny, are capable of world-record feats.
The adhesive properties of gecko toe pads, based on atomic van der Waals attraction, have been understood for years now.
Spontaneous natural processes always tend toward states of greater entropy, lower energy, or both.
Dyson points out that the highly improbable is actually quite probable by invoking “Littlewood’s law of miracles.”
Believe it or not, there are amazing discoveries being made that owe nothing to Darwin, at least not explicitly.